Buttermilk Roast Chicken
Ingredients:1 pound chicken drumsticks 1 cup buttermilk 3 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed ½ tablespoon salt ½ tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon paprika A drizzle of olive oil
1. Whisk together buttermilk, garlic, salt, sugar, paprika and black pepper. Place the drumsticks in a gallon-size freezer bag or lidded container, and pour the buttermilk mixture. Shake the bag lightly to cover the chicken parts. Refrigerate for at least two hours.
2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line your baking dish with foil and arrange the brined drumsticks in it. Drizzle lightly with olive oil, and sprinkle with paprika and salt to taste.
3. Place in the pre-heated oven and roast for 30 minutes until brown.
Serve this with warm rice or steamed vegetables.