For an irresistible appetizer, prepare this recipe with two pounds of drummettes instead of chicken drumsticks. Serve the rest of the bottle of sake with the meal.

Katie and Leeann Chin
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2006

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Jan Smith

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 drumsticks)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine chicken, ginger, and salt in a large bowl, tossing to coat. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken, and cook for 6 minutes or until browned on all sides. Add sake and next 4 ingredients (through lemon juice); cook 1 minute. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. Bring sauce to a boil. Cook until sauce is reduced to 1/2 cup (about 5 minutes). Return chicken to pan, turning to coat. Sprinkle green onions over chicken.

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Nutrition Facts

196 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 5g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 1.5g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 26.7g; carbohydrates 9.8g; fiber 0.3g; cholesterol 103mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 529mg; calcium 24mg.