Honey-Molasses Chicken Drumsticks

David Martinez

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.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 drumstick)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 180
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Fat: 7.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 16.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 11.9g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 53mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 291mg
  • Calcium: 24mg

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

Preparation

  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.
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