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Muslos de Pollo (Skillet Chicken Drumsticks) served in a white platter and topped with cilantro sprigs for garnish.
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5 from 4 votes

Muslos de Pollo (Skillet Chicken Drumsticks)

These Muslos de Pollo (Chicken Drumsticks) are quickly and easily marinated in a delicious garlic marinade and cooked in 30 minutes or less. Resulting in juicy, tender chicken pieces with golden crispy skin. Pair with a side of rice, potatoes, veggies or salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Puerto Rican
Keyword: Chicken in a Skillet
Servings: 4
Calories: 447kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken drumsticks
  • 3-4 garlic cloves peeled
  • 1 tsp adobo seasoning
  • ½ tsp dry oregano
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil

Instructions

Garlic Marinade

  • Using a mortar and pestle, mash garlic.
  • Add oregano and 2 tbsp of the oil.
    Stir the marinade.

Chicken

  • Rinse chicken drumsticks.
    Using a knife, make one or two slits on the meatiest part of the drumstick. (This allows for even cooking especially when drumsticks are bigger)
  • Add drumsticks to a mixing bowl and pour marinade over them.
    Using your hands or a spoon, spread marinade all over drumsticks.
  • Sprinkle adobo seasoning all over the drumsticks.
    Let them marinade for 10 minutes.
  • In a large skillet that has a lid, add the other tablespoon of oil and heat over medium heat.
    Add drumsticks and cover.
  • Cook for 15 minutes and then flip over and cover.
  • Remove lid and cook for another 10 minutes.
    Allow drumsticks to get golden on one side and then flip over to color on the other side.
    Drumsticks are done! 

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 186mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 93IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg