Honey Herb-Glazed Turkey Legs







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Let’s bring some holiday flavors into our kitchens! You’ll need to roast these drumsticks 2 times, each time upgrading the savory turkey meat with olive oil and various herbs. These and the buttery honey and soy sauce glaze will make the difference. Serve with a side to match these babies. Your guests will polish these off!

Nutritional Chart

Calories: 561 kCal / serving

  • Proteins:
  • Fats:
  • Carbs:
  • 35 g
  • 37 g
  • 22 g

Ingredients Needed for Honey Herb-Glazed Turkey Legs

3 pounds of bone-in turkey drumsticks (4 drumsticks 13 ounces each)
¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons of dried thyme
¼ cup soy sauce
¼ cup honey
3 tablespoons of melted butter
1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
2 teaspoons of dried basil

How to Make Honey Herb-Glazed Turkey Legs

  1. Place the drumsticks on the work surface. Coat them with 1 – 2 teaspoons of olive oil each. Season with salt, pepper, and dried thyme. Rub in.
  2. Transfer them to a roomy baking pan. Drizzle with the remaining olive oil.
  3. Roast uncovered for 2 hours at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  4. Add the soy sauce, honey, melted butter, sage, rosemary, and basil to a smaller bowl. Mix them until even.
  5. Coat the roasted drumsticks with this herb mixture. Cover the baking pan with aluminum foil
  6. Roast covered for 15 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

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