Herb-Buttered Chicken Delight

by Leena Kohli (@leenakohli)
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Herb-Buttered Chicken Delight, a mouthwatering dish is the perfect choice for anyone looking to add some excitement to their appetizer or side dish spread. 

The chicken drumsticks are cooked to perfection with a creamy, herby sauce that's delicious. The yummy gravy adds an extra layer of flavour. 

Whether you're at a party or just want a tasty snack, this dish is sure to please everyone. 

So, why not give it a go? 

Try this simple recipe and enjoy these creamy, herb-infused chicken drumsticks with tasty gravy today! 


4 Servings

For Marination

  • 8
    Chicken Drumsticks
  • 1tsp
  • 1/2tbsp
    Black Pepper Powder
  • 2tbsp

For Cooking

  • 30g
    Unsalted Butter
  • 2tbsp
  • 1
    Onion (Sliced)
  • 1tbsp
    Garlic (chopped)
  • 1cup
  • 1tbsp
  • 1tsp
  • 1/2tsp
    Nutmeg powder
  • 1/2tbsp
    Salt (as per taste)
  • 1tbsp
    Black Pepper Powder
  • 2tbsp
    Lemon Juice


  1. Wash the chicken drumsticks, pat them dry, and create slits.

  2. Mix chicken drumsticks with salt, black pepper powder, and oil in a bowl. Let it marinate for at least 15 minutes.

  3. Combine milk with oregano, parsley, nutmeg powder, salt and black pepper powder. Set the mixture aside.

  4. Heat butter and oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  5. Add marinated chicken to the pan. Sear them until they are browned from all sides. Transfer them to a plate and set them aside.

  6. In the same pan, add the sliced onions and cook until they become translucent. Then add the chopped garlic to the pan and saute until fragrant.

  7. Pour in the milk mixture, bringing it to a boil.

  8. Return the seared chicken to the pan, and mix well.

  9. Cover the skillet and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes, ensuring the chicken is fully cooked, and the gravy thicken to coat the chicken.

  10. Add lemon juice and mix well. Adjust seasoning according to taste.

  11. Garnish the chicken with fresh parsley or coriander before serving it hot.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Adjust seasonings and lemon juice according to taste.

Leena Kohli
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