Chicken Drumsticks with Sesame Glaze

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Chicken Drumsticks with Sesame Glaze
Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart
Serves 4 (serving size: 2 glazed drumsticks and about 4 teaspoons leftover glaze)


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3 tablespoons finely chopped green ­onions
3 tablespoons unsalted chicken stock
2 tablespoons lower-­sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
3 fresh garlic cloves, grated
1/2 freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
8 skinless chicken drumsticks
Cooking spray


1. Combine green ­onions, chicken stock, soy sauce, 2 tablespoons honey, 2 ­sesame oil, sesame seeds, crushed red pepper, and garlic. Divide glaze in half.

2. Preheat grill to high heat. Combine black pepper, salt, and ground red pepper; sprinkle over chicken drumsticks. Place drumsticks on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Cover and grill 3 minutes or until charred; reduce heat to ­medium. Grill 18 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part registers 160°, turning occasionally, and brushing drumsticks with half of the glaze during the last 4 minutes of cooking; use the rest for dipping.

Created date

May 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 407
Fat 18.7 g
Satfat 3.9 g
Sodium 565 mg