Fry chicken drumstick with baked potato

Fried Chicken Drumstick with Baked Potato & saffron creamy sauce

The fried chicken drumstick is an American dish, which is best served with baked potato, and loaded with saffron creamy sauce. Fried chicken is a popular dish in the Southern United States.

It consists of chicken pieces, which may be fried or grilled, often seasoned with herbs, and spices, and then covered in a flour-based batter.

chicken drumstick with baked potato

what is a chicken drumstick?

The chicken drumstick is the part of the chicken that is attached to the upper part of the leg.

The drumstick is a joint between the femur and the tibia. The muscles in this region are used for locomotion and perching, but not as much for walking or running.

fry chicken drumstick

Chicken Drumstick is often cooked in a deep fried, grilled, baked, or boiled.

The drumstick is a popular choice for foods because it can be easily eaten with one hand. Drumsticks are also popular because they are usually not as dry as other cuts of meat and they often have more flavor than poultry breasts.

why baked potato served with a chicken drumstick?

A fried chicken drumstick with baked potato is a great way to get all the benefits of both dishes. It brings a crunchy texture to the light and fluffy insides of the potato.

The most important the baked potato is the perfect vessel for the fried chicken drumstick with saffron sauce recipe. The outside is crispy while the inside gives way to creamy butteriness that pairs perfectly with the juicy chicken.

fry chicken drumstick with saffron creamy sauce

The high protein and low carbohydrate content in the drumstick will provide you with energy and keep you feeling full for longer. The baked potatoes are full of potassium and vitamin C which will help to keep your immune system strong.

Baked potatoes also have fewer calories on average than their deep-fried counterparts. This is because they don’t absorb as much oil when cooking them, which is usually done with an open flame instead of frying them in oil. The baked cheese potato is great to serve with the chicken drumstick recipe.

How to make baked potato?

Baked potatoes are a delicious and popular dish. They are made by placing the potatoes in an oven and cooking them at a high temperature.

The baking process is divided into three stages:

baked potato

1- Preparing the oven: The oven should be preheated to about 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2- Cooking the potatoes: The potatoes should be pierced with a fork or knife several times to allow steam to escape. They can also be peeled, and sliced if desired. After this, they should be placed on a baking sheet and put in the oven for 30 minutes or until they are tender when tested with a fork.

3- Finishing: After cooking, the baked potato can be seasoned with salt and pepper, butter, sour cream, or any other spices preferred before eating with a recipe of a chicken drumstick.

Best marinade for fried chicken drumstick potato recipe.

Some people like to marinate their chicken drumsticks for a few hours, but this is not necessary. If you want it to be more flavorful, it would be best to marinate it overnight in a sauce of your choice.

Marination is a process in which food is soaked in a seasoned, often acidic liquid before cooking. The marinade can both add flavor to and tenderize the food.

Chicken drumstick with baked potato and saffron creamy sauce

The best marinade for a baked potato with chicken drumstick is one that has a good balance of sweet, salty, and spicy ingredients.

These ingredients should be mixed together in a bowl and then poured over the chicken drumsticks so that they are covered entirely.

  1. Olive oil
  2. Crushed garlic, and celery
  3. Crushed pepper
  4. Salt
  5. Chopped thyme
  6. Chopped parsley
  7. Lemon juice
  8. Dried Orange Peel

How to make saffron creamy sauce?

saffron sauce

Saffron creamy sauce is a mix of herbs and spices that can be added to an array of dishes.

Saffron sauce is a very tasty dish that is easy to make.

What you will need:

1 tablespoon of butter or olive oil

2 cups of milk

2 tbsp Cream

3 tbsp All-purpose flour

1 teaspoon of sugar (optional)

Pinch of salt

A dash of nutmeg (optional)

A pinch of saffron threads

Heat butter in a pan, add flour cook with slow fire, then add milk, cook again, and mix well. Add salt, sugar, saffron thread, and cream. Cook until thicken. Check the seasoning.

Calories of Chicken drumstick with a baked potato.

A drumstick is one of the four cuts of meat from a chicken. It can weigh from four to six ounces (113-170g) and has about 202 calories. A drumstick with a potato provides about 982 calories.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size1 servings

  • Amount Per ServingCalories982
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 68.6g 106%
    • Saturated Fat 27.6g 138%
  • Cholesterol 192mg 64%
  • Sodium 730mg 31%
  • Potassium 1188mg 34%
  • Total Carbohydrate 45.2g 16%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.6g 11%
    • Sugars 12.7g
  • Protein 51g 102%

  • Calcium 57%
  • Iron 16%
  • Vitamin D 40%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Fried Chicken Drumstick with Baked Potato & saffron creamy sauce

Fried Chicken Drumstick with Baked Potato & saffron creamy sauce

Marinate with spices, and herbs, coated with breadcrumb, and pista.

Recipe by Biraj Kumar
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Course: Main, AppetizersCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 no Chicken drumstick

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil

  • 1 tbsp Butter

  • 1 no Large potatoes

  • 1/2 cup Grated cheddar cheese

  • 1 cup Saffron sauce

  • 1/2 tbsp Chopped garlic

  • 1/2 tbsp Chopped celery

  • 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice

  • 1/4 tbsp Roasted orange powder

  • Salt

  • Crushed pepper

  • 1 no Large egg

  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour

  • Vegetable oil for frying


  • Make a marinade with olive oil, salt, pepper, crushed garlic, and celery, lemon juice, roasted orange, chopped thyme, and chopped parsley in a bowl. Mix well. Pour over the Chicken drumstick. Marinate well. Keep in a chiller for at least 3 to 4 hours.
  • Preheat the oven at 172 degrees C. Sliced the potato, seasoning with salt, and pepper. Place on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil. Baked for 20 minutes at the same temperature.

  • When the potatoes are baked remove them from the oven, put the top of grated cheese, and again baked until the cheese is melted or baked.

  • Make the batter for chicken, in a bowl, add 1 no of egg, and 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour with a little salt, pepper. Mix well by adding little water.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Remove the chicken from the chiller. Dip into a batter, and crumb it. Chopped Pista nuts. Press the chopped nuts all over the chicken.

  • When the oil reaches the appropriate temperature, reduce the fire. Then fry the chicken with a slow fire. After a couple of minutes, remove the chicken for resting for 2 minutes. Then again fry until cooked or it reaches golden brown color.

  • As above mentioned, make the saffron sauce by adding cooking cream. Check the seasoning.

  • Place the baked cheese potato on a serving plate, remove the mold. Put saffron sauce around the potatoes. Place the fry chicken drumstick on top of the potatoes.
  • Garnished with a sprig of parsley. Served hot.

Biraj Kumar

My food blog is all about cooking, food, and healthy living. You’ll find recipes for every meal of the day and tips for new recipes Ideas.

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