This is seriously one of the easiest recipes you will ever make. It is also family friendly, budget conscious and super tasty…gotta love that!

Related Recipe: Mexican Spice Mix

You could use chicken wings (or little wingettes) as well, which would be great as party food, just saying! Just remember to adjust the cooking time accordingly as these wouldn’t need quite as long.

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Jo & Tracey x

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  • 45m
  • 50m


  • 6 chicken drumsticks (more if you need)
  • 2 tbsp. Mexican Spice Mix (recipe linked above)
  • 1 brown onion, peeled
  • 2 carrots, or any other roast veggies you want to add to the mix
  • drizzle of extra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC and lay the chicken drumsticks into an oven-safe dish.
  2. Slice the onion and lay these around the chicken.
  3. Peel and cut the carrots into large chunks. Lay these around the chicken also.
  4. Drizzle with a little olive oil and then rub the Mexican spice mix over all the drumsticks.
  5. Bake in the oven for approx. 45 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. Stir every 15 minutes.
  6. Serve with a garden salad or veggies of choice.


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