Learn how to cook chicken drumsticks on the stove; it’s easy and delicious. All you need are the chicken legs, a pan, and some spices. A basic recipe ready in 30 minutes, perfect for busy weeknights.

Frying chicken legs in a pan is a standard affair in our house.  Kids  love drumsticks, and this recipe is quick and so tasty; they want me to cook stove top chicken legs every other week or so.


– Chicken Drumsticks – Chicken seasoning – Fine sea salt or Kosher – Ground black pepper – Olive oil – Beer

How to make Step 1.

Season: Pat the meat dry with paper towels. Add seasoning and rub well to coat all over.

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Step 2.

Pan-fry:  Heat the oil in a large pan on the stove top. Pan fry chicken legs for about 4-5 minutes per side on medium heat. Use tongs to flip the drumsticks.

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Step 3.

Simmer: Add liquid to the pan. Cover with a tight-fitting lid, turn the heat down to medium-low or low.

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Step 4.

Flip the drumsticks, cover again and cook gently until cooked through. Swipe up for the full recipe!

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Step 5.

Check the internal temperature. If you don’t have a meat thermometer, cut one drumstick near the bone. The flesh should be white and juicy; there should be no traces of pink left.

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