Dukkah is an Egyptian seasoning—varying blends of crushed toasted nuts, seeds, and spices. It’s served as a snack on the street with strips of pita bread, that are dipped into olive oil, then the dukkah. In this recipe, the roasting process toasts the seasoning.


  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking pan with parchment paper. In a mortar & pestle or a clean coffee or spice grinder, crush the almonds, coriander, cumin, and sesame seed. The mixture should be coarse, not pasty. Season with salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes.

  2. Rub drumsticks with oil; coat with nut-spice mixture. Arrange on prepared baking pan; roast about 25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink near bone. Cook to internal temp of 165°F.

  3. Serve drumsticks with lemon.


Nutritional values may change if you choose to substitute another chicken product.