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Tortilla Chicken Drumsticks
- Active time:20 min
- Start to finish:1 hr
- 8 oz lightly salted corn tortilla chips
- 4 teaspoons chili powder, divided
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 large egg
- 2 1/2 lb chicken drumsticks (about 10)
Preheat oven to 450°F with rack in middle. Oil a large 4-sided sheet pan.
Pulse chips, 2 tsp chili powder, cumin, and 1/4 tsp salt in a food processor until coarsely ground, then transfer to a shallow dish.
Whisk egg and remaining 2 tsp chili powder in a bowl.
Season chicken with 1/2 tsp salt. Dip drumsticks in egg, letting excess drip off, then coat with crumbs, pressing to help them adhere. Transfer to sheet pan.
Bake, without turning, until cooked through, 40 to 45 minutes. Let stand, uncovered, 5 minutes.