The BEST Chicken Drumstick Recipe -Sheetpan Mojo Chicken 

– 1/4 cup or about 6- 8 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced – 1 teaspoon sea salt – 1 tablespoon fresh or dried oregano – 1 teaspoon ground cumin – 1/4 cup chopped cilantro lightly packed – 1/4 lemon juice – 1/4 cup lime juice freshly squeezed – 1/2 cup plus 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil divided – 1/2 cup orange juice freshly squeezed – 2 pounds bone-in skin-on chicken pieces (I used a mix of thighs and drumsticks, be sure to trim excess skin off thighs) – 1 teaspoon salt – 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper – 1 small yellow or white onion peeled and sliced – Orange and lime slices for garnish optional


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Cook time: 60 min

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chicken, gluten-free

prep Time

10 min


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If you're searching for the BEST Chicken drumstick recipe, you have to try our Sheet Pan Mojo Chicken! It is no-fuss and just delicious! Chicken is marinated overnight in a mojo garlic sauce and then cooked on a sheet pan with citrus and onions. Perfect for meal prep! There is hardly any clean up! Just delicious!!

Are chicken thighs or chicken legs better for mojo chicken? We prefer chicken legs or even thighs for this recipe. You could even use chicken breasts, just keep in mind that they would be done in about 18-20 minutes.

How to make the mojo marinade In medium bowl, combine the crushed garlic, salt, oregano, cumin, cilantro, Stir in lemon and lime juice.with the 1/2 cup olive oil and orange juice. Combine well with a fork.


What is the best side for sheet pan mojo chicken recipe? This delicious chicken drumstick recipe goes well with jasmine rice, quinoa, or cous-cous.  Serve it with your favorite greens or a big salad.


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