Chicken Drumsticks with Apricot Glaze

Speed up preparation by reducing the glaze while the chicken drumsticks broil.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 drumsticks)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 232
Caloriesfromfat 15 %
Fat 3.9 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 23.6 g
Carbohydrate 24.3 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 87 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 382 mg
Calcium 17 mg

Ingredients

8 (4-ounce) chicken drumsticks, skinned
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Cooking spray
1/2 cup apricot spread (such as Polaner All Fruit)
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon bottled ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World)
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Preparation

Preheat broiler.

Line bottom of a broiler pan with foil. Sprinkle chicken with salt and black pepper. Place chicken on the rack of a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; place rack in pan. Broil chicken 12 minutes, turning once.

While chicken cooks, combine apricot spread and remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup, stirring frequently. Brush 1/4 cup apricot mixture evenly over chicken; broil 2 minutes. Brush remaining apricot mixture over chicken; broil 2 minutes or until done.

Note:

October 2005