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Mustard and bacon chicken drumsticks are mouth-watering

Chicken drumsticks with mustard

Chicken drumsticks with mustard are ideal to cook when you have guests for lunch or dinner as they are sure to be amazed!

The mustard spindles represent a delicious and original variant of the classic baked chicken. This second meat dish, in addition to being an easy and tasty recipe to prepare, is also quite fast. For this recipe you can use the type of mustard you prefer , but the French one is the most valuable as it is made with a mixture of ground grains and then diluted with white wine and other aromas. If it is too strong for your taste, you can make it more delicate by simply adding a teaspoon of honey, the contrast with bacon will be interesting. So let’s see how to prepare chicken with mustard and bacon step by step.

Chicken drumsticks with mustard
Chicken drumsticks with mustard

Preparation for mustard chicken drumsticks recipe

  1. The first thing to do to make this recipe is to prepare the chicken legs, so first remove the skin . This is quite a simple operation as you just need to pull it towards the bone, downwards.
  2. At this point you will have to make transversal incisions on the thighs . This will allow the sauce to penetrate better and make the chicken drumsticks even more delicious.
  3. Then, place the melts in a baking dish and pour the mustard on top. Help yourself with your hands to spread and to make the mustard better penetrate.
  4. Let the meat marinate for about 10 minutes and set aside.
  5. In the meantime that the meat is flavored, proceed to the preparation of the side dish, that is the potatoes. Wash thoroughly under running water, remove the peel and coarsely cut them into chunks.
  6. Equip yourself with a pan large enough to hold both chicken drumsticks and potatoes. Pour generously into the bottom of the extra virgin olive oil and add the freshly cut potatoes and a lightly crushed clove of unpeeled garlic. Also add salt and pepper and mix well.
  7. Wrap each chicken drumstick in the bacon and spread them out so they don’t overlap the potatoes.
  8. Bake everything in a static oven at 180 ° C for about 50 minutes . For crispy chicken legs, use the fan mode, but lower the temperature to 170 ° C. Enjoy hot chicken legs with mustard and bacon accompanied by potatoes.


Chicken with mustard and bacon can be stored in the fridge for 2 days.

Lovers of strong tastes? Here is the recipe for deviled chicken .

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