Lemony drumsticks with stuffing

Yield: 3 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 medium Lemon
12 smalls Chicken drumsticks(about 2 1/2 pounds)
1 tablespoon Oil
2 tablespoons Brown sugar
1½ cup Very hot water
3 tablespoons Butter or margarine
1 Pkg.(6 ounces) cornbread stuffing mix

Grate rind from half the lemon at one end; then cut lemon in half.

Squeeze the juice from one half and cut the other half into thin slices. Brown drumsticks in oil in large skillet. Place in shallow baking dish and top with brown sugar and lemon slices. Bake @ 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine hot water, butter, and contents of vegetable / seasoning packet in the skillet, stirring until butter is melted. Add stuffing crumbs, the lemon juice and lemon rind and stir just to moisten. Move chicken to one side of dish;baste with pan drippings. Mound stuffing on other side and bake 15 minutes longer.

Makes 3 cups stuffing plus chicken or 6 servings.

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