Hot & Spicy Drumsticks

Hot & Spicy Drumsticks

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 8 chicken legs, skinned (4 oz each)
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • Lime wedges and parsley to garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a 13" by 9" baking dish with vegetable cooking spray.
  2. Set aside. Place egg whites in a shallow bowl.
  3. On a sheet of waxed paper, combine cornmeal, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper.
  4. Mix well. Dip chicken legs, one at a time, in egg whites, then dredge in cornmeal mixture, turning to coat.
  5. Arrange chicken in prepared dish and bake for 20 minutes, turning once.
  6. Drizzle with lime juice and bake until juices run clear when meat is pierced with a fork, about 10 minutes.
  7. Place chicken on serving plates, garnish with lime wedges and parsley.