Honey Herb-Glazed Turkey Legs

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • 4 servings

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!

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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