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State fair drumstick for two

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: Approximately 40 minutes

1 turkey drumstick (about 1 pound)
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 tablespoon olive oil
Nonstick cooking spray

Heat oven to 400°F. Combine flour, paprika, pepper, and onion powder in a gallon-size resealable plastic bag. Wash drumstick and pat dry with paper towel. Brush drumstick with olive oil, then place in plastic bag and shake to coat leg. Spray a shallow baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place drumstick in pan. Bake for approximately 20 minutes, then turn. Bake for approximately 20 more minutes until meat thermometer inserted in drumstick reaches 180°F.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 210
  Carbohydrate: 2 g
  Protein: 28 g
  Fat: 10 g
  Saturated fat: 3 g
  Cholesterol: 86 mg
  Sodium: 313 mg
  Fiber: 0 g
Exchanges per serving: 4 lean meat
Carbohydrate choices: 0




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