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How to Cook Chicken Drumstick Relleno

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 5 to 6 pcs
Author: Manny


  • 5 to 6 pcs chicken legs
  • 1/4 kilo ground pork
  • 2 slices sweet ham
  • 2 pcs frankfurters or sausage
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. pickle relish
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. granulated seasoning
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. bread crumbs
  • 1 egg beaten


    How to cook Chicken Drumstick Relleno

    • Wash chicken legs in running water, clean and drain. Carefully push down skin to the end of the bone. Try not to tear the skin.
    • Scrape meat from bone. Season skin with little salt and granulated seasoning. Set aside.
    • Grind or mince the chicken meat, ham and sausage and mix with ground pork, pickle relish, onion, eggs and flour. Season with granulated seasoning, salt and pepper.
    • Pack well mixed ingredients around the drumstick bone with skin holding it. If the skin is torn, wrap with sinsal (leaf lard or caul fat).
    • Dip in beaten egg, then roll on bread crumbs. Fry in deep, hot cooking oil until golden brown. Serve with catsup.