This Paleo Microwave Chicken is a surprisingly fast, simple, and delicious recipe with just 2 ingredients: chicken drumsticks and our Paleo Adobo Seasoning. I bet you saw the title of this post and went “OMG, that’s nasty I would not feed my family chicken from a microwave”… but still for some reason, felt compelled to read this. I really didn’t believe Angel when he said that he could make tender, juicy chicken in the microwave, but chicken speaks to him, so I tried it. And let me tell you, this is as good as any baked drumstick you’ll find. It’s the quickest dinner idea in the world. I don’t care how busy you are, you can do this recipe. I don’t care how bad you are at cooking, you can do this recipe. There will be a time in life where you don’t have time and this is the recipe for that time…try it, trust me.
Paleo Microwave Chicken
2 lbs Chicken Drumsticks*
Paleo Adobo Seasoning (enough for dusting the chicken)
*NOTE: you should buy the drumsticks that are larger than what comes in a bag of wings and drumettes. For this recipe, the drumsticks should be about 2 ½ inches wide.
Lightly dust the chicken with our Paleo Adobo Seasoning on all sides. Place chicken in a microwave safe dish (we use CorningWare) and cover it with the lid.
Microwave on the standard setting for 20 minutes. You don’t even have to check them! I know, it sounds insane, but Angel showed me this recipe and it really does work. In a real pinch for time, you’d be shocked at how great they turn out!
For a really easy meal, pair this recipe with our Paleo Baked Kale Chips or Paleo Vegetable Medley!