Simple Skillet Chicken Drumsticks Recipes


Skillet chicken drumsticks are a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. With just a few simple ingredients and a skillet, you can have juicy and flavorful chicken drumsticks on the table in no time. This recipe is sure to become a family favorite!

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes


  • 6 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat your skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the garlic powder, paprika, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Pat the chicken drumsticks dry with a paper towel, then rub the spice mixture all over the drumsticks.
  4. Place the drumsticks in the preheated skillet and cook for about 5 minutes on each side, or until they are browned and crispy.
  5. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cover the skillet with a lid. Cook for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  6. Remove the skillet from the heat and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.
  7. Serve the skillet chicken drumsticks hot with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!