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Baked curry Chicken
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Baked Curry Chicken

These Baked Curry Chicken Drumsticks only require a few spices to really make them stand out. They are juicy, tender, and full of flavor. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword curry chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 234kcal
Author Olya


  • 3 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1.5 lb. chicken drumsticks or thighs
  • ¼ cup chicken broth


  • Add yogurt, olive oil, cumin powder, ginger, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, salt, and garlic to a large mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  • Add the chicken and mix to coat it well.
  • Brown chicken drumsticks in the pan for about 6-8 minutes in an oven safe skillet (such as cast iron pan). Deglaze the bottom of the pan with chicken broth.
  • Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let sit for 10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 257mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg