A crunchy meal that allows you to point out the sounds while making this dish with your keiki.
What You Need:
- 3 cups cornflakes cereal
- 10 chicken legs (drumsticks)
- ¾ stick melted butter
- seasoned salt, sprinkle
- paprika, sprinkle
What To Do:
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Have your child scoop the cornflakes into a gallon size re-sealable plastic bag and crush them with a rolling pin. Be sure to point out the different sounds you hear while making this dish together. For example, the sound of the cornflakes being crushed.
- Have your child dump the crushed cornflakes into a pie tin or other shallow dish.
- As you work with the chicken, describe what you’re doing to your child. Pat each drumstick dry with a paper towel, dip it in the butter, then roll it in the crushed cornflakes until covered. Wash your hands well after touching the raw chicken.
- Place the cornflake-coated drumsticks into a baking pan (they shouldn’t be touching one another), and sprinkle with seasoned salt and paprika.
- Bake at 350 degree for about 1 hour (The chicken is done when you can pull the meat off with a fork).
Adapted From Kids Cooking, Klutz Press
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