Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Cut: Bone-in chicken


2 lb (1000 g) or about 12 drumsticks
2 Tbsp (30 ml) oregano
1 tsp (5 ml) ground black pepper
1 tsp (5 ml) thyme
1 tsp (5 ml) garlic powder
1 tsp (5 ml) onion powder
½ tsp (2.5 ml) brown sugar
1/3 cup (80 ml) paprika
1 tsp (5 ml) salt
½ tsp (2.5 ml) cayenne
1 Tbsp (15 ml) butter, melted


Preheat oven to 375F. Add dry Cajun spice ingredients to a small bowl and mix well.

Place drumsticks in a single layer in a pan. Melt butter and brush evenly on drumsticks.

Season drumsticks generously with Cajun spice mixture by rolling drumsticks in spice blend to ensure all sides are evenly coated.Transfer drumsticks to a baking pan.

Bake for 30 minutes, remove from oven turn and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until internal temperature of thickest part of drumstick reads 165F (74C) on a meat thermometer.

Remove from oven and let rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.