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Honey-Molasses Chicken Drumsticks

David Martinez
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 drumstick)
These zesty chicken drumsticks and sauce are good warm right out of the pan but will keep for up to two days in the refrigerator.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 6 chicken drumsticks, skinned
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 180
  • caloriesfromfat 36 %
  • fat 7.2 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 16.7 g
  • carbohydrate 11.9 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 53 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 291 mg
  • calcium 24 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients, stirring with a whisk.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan, browning on all sides. Add honey mixture to pan, turning chicken to coat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook 15 minutes or until chicken is done, turning chicken every 5 minutes. Uncover and cook an additional 1 minute or until mixture is thick and a mahogany color, and chicken is well coated. Remove from heat; cool 15 minutes. Cover and chill.

Cook's Notes

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