This post is sponsored by Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken but all opinions are 100% mine.
This time of year, I crave comfort food. Between the Thanksgiving display that is already up at my local supermarket, endless ads for pumpkin spice everything, and colder weather – I want to pull on some comfy clothes, crank up the oven, and spend all day in the kitchen making the slow comfort food my grandmother made growing up.
Unfortunately, weekend days usually don’t look anything like this. Instead it’s a flurry of errands, work, and trying to prep to make the week ahead a little less chaotic. Plus as much as I love the comfort food my grandmother used to make, I crave something healthier that I can feel good about feeding to my family.
So where does that leave me? Needing a new style of comfort food – one that is quicker and healthier than the comfort food I grew up enjoying. That’s why I couldn’t be more excited to partner with Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken today to bring you my take on the new comfort food – one that is guilt free and easy to prepare.
It makes the perfect base for the new comfort food since Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken is free of antibiotics and has no added hormones or steroids. It’s fed a 100% vegetarian diet and is American Humane Certified. And that’s why I couldn’t wait to use it for these Baked Cilantro Jalapeno Chicken Drumsticks.
Marinated in a blend of cilantro, lime juice, and jalapeno - these chicken drumsticks are packed with flavor and are good for you. I like to think about them as an updated version of a traditional roasted chicken that cooks faster and has some extra kick from the jalapenos.
Cilantro Jalapeno Chicken Drumsticks
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- 2 lbs. Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken Drumsticks, skin removed
- 1 cup cilantro
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 2 U limes, juice
- 1 U jalapeno (seeded for less heat)
- 1 tsp. cumin
- Salt and pepper
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