Sticky chicken drumsticks

Sticky chicken drumsticks

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(57 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 35 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Delicious chicken drumsticks with a sticky soy glaze that can be cooked on the grill or the barbie - weather permitting

Nutrition and extra info

  • Uncooked

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal267
  • fat14g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre0g
  • protein32g
  • salt2.04g
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Ingredients

  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 tbsp honey
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tsp tomato purée
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

Method

  1. Make 3 slashes on each of the drumsticks. Mix together the soy, honey, oil, tomato purée and mustard. Pour this mixture over the chicken and coat thoroughly. Leave to marinate for 30 mins at room temperature or overnight in the fridge. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.

  2. Tip the chicken into a shallow roasting tray and cook for 35 mins, turning occasionally, until the chicken is tender and glistening with the marinade.

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AnnieAppleI
16th Jan, 2017
Definitely don't add the oil! Its a very runny mixture - I added extra honey and also some sesame seeds for an added bit of texture. Once I removed from the oven I also placed into a hot pan for one minute on both sides just to add a little crisp and I'm glad I did Went down a storm and my family loved it! Great recipe just forget the oil!
vic231627
13th Nov, 2016
Made these last night with a mixture of thighs and drumsticks. I too used wholegrain mustard as I prefer this t dijon. From reading the other reviews I will leave out the oil next time, as Didn't really add anything to the recipe. All in all quite a nice recipe and far cheaper than buying shop bought marinade.
jennymaggs
15th Oct, 2016
Easy to make, tastes great, I left out the oil as I did not think it would add anything to the recipe. Kids loved it.
lizleicester
24th May, 2016
3.8
Forgot to "slash" the chicken drumsticks but the of the marinade was good and strong despite using half x light soy sauce and half x soy sauce.
kimmyno-cook
2nd Oct, 2014
2.55
Found it too watery and also had to grill the chicken to get it to brown and then reduced the marinade in a saucepan to get it stickier.
toshpot
28th Apr, 2014
3.8
Super yummy when I used tomato purée with chilli. Easy to make and quite satisfying.
wizzbang82
20th Oct, 2013
Disappointed by my first attempt following the recipe, as some other posters have said- it is lacking in flavour. It was also too oily for me! I will try some of the other suggestions, it definitely needs something like chilli to give it a kick. I used wholegrain mustard which has a nice texture. Needs improvement...
tastetest
25th Jul, 2013
Very nice and made a tasty dinner out of a cheap cut of meat.
morlaix
28th May, 2013
These went down a treat with my family. Easy to make too :0)
futuremrsdesmazery
22nd May, 2013
4.05
I make these regularly for my kids and they love them. Very easy and tasty, winner all round.

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Debz1967
17th Nov, 2013
Would advise tasting as you mix and tweaking the basic ingredients-am i the only one whose mouth was on fire with a tablespoon of Dijon!!!!!? Found it to be too oily and watery with only a teaspoon of tomato puree......swop the two quantities around however and you're getting somewhere........ (i did wonder if it was a mistake?) try a bit of extra soy sauce if too sweet. The second time i made it i added a teaspoon of garlic granules and mmmmmmmmm.............