Grilled Asian Drumsticks

Grilled Asian DrumsticksRecipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
These chicken drumsticks are a perfect balance of smoky, sweet, and spicy.


4 servings (serving size: 2 drumsticks and about 3 tablespoons sauce)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 210
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 26.3 g
Carbohydrate 15.6 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 98 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 855 mg
Calcium 18 mg


8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 pounds), skinned
Cooking spray
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste)


1. Preheat grill.

2. Coat chicken and grill rack with cooking spray. Grill chicken 20 minutes or until done, turning once.

3. While chicken grills, combine vinegar and remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan, stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil; cook 4 minutes or until reduced to 1/3 cup.

4. Transfer chicken to a large bowl or pan. Pour sauce over chicken, turning to coat.