Saturday, April 16, 2016

Bacon Wrapped Roast Chicken Drumstick

An old friend requested for roast chicken when I visited her some weeks back . She said any form of roast will do. She has a sudden craving for roast chicken.  I promised to bring her some roast chicken when I next visit her.  Thus, I made this special bacon wrapped roast drumsticks for her.  I deboned the drumsticks and marinated with salt and pepper overnight and a dash of cooking wine.  Before roasting in the oven, I wrapped the marinated drumstick with a piece of bacon. The bacon helps to keep the drumstick moist and tender and the crispy bacon adds flavor to the roast drumstick.  The rosemary are from the garden. Before roasting, I added a tsp of butter and a sprig of rosemary on each wrapped drumstick.  I assure you , the aroma of rosemary get infused into the drumstick as it is roasting in the oven.  The moment I opened the oven door....the aroma of roasted bacon filled the air and gosh it was really good.  I kept some for ourselves and two for my dear friend.  

these are ready for delivery :)

Bacon Wrapped Roast Chicken Drumstick


4 chicken  drumsticks - deboned and remove skin
1 tsp of salt
a sprinkle of black pepper
1 tbsp of chinese cooking wine

4 pieces of bacon 
4 sprig of rosemary
a tbsp of butter


Marinate the chicken drumsticks with salt and pepper and cooking wine for 2 hours or cling wrap it and marinate overnight in fridge.

Preheat oven to 200C

Wrap each marinated drumstick with a piece of bacon.  Lined the baking tray with alumiium foil and place all the wrapped drumsticks on the aluminum foil.  Put a tsp of butter and a sprig of rosemary on top of the bacon wrapped drumsticks. Baked for 35-40 minutes till the drumsticks are cooked through and the bacon crisps and juicy.



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