Sticky Honey Balsamic Drumsticks

October, 2015

chicken drumsticks coated in honey balsalmic glazeNo time to cook? Guess again. This deliciousness is ready in just 25 minutes.

  • 8 chicken drumsticks (or 4 drums with thighs attached)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 tsp sambal oelek (or more)
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Sliced scallions, to garnish


  1. To a large pan or skillet, add all of the ingredients except for the sliced scallions.
  2. Bring the chicken and sauce to a boil over medium heat;
  3. then turn down the temperature to low so that the sauce is just simmering (too high a temp and the sugary sauce will burn).
  4. Let the chicken and sauce cook for about 25 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes along the way.
  5. Check for doneness, and serve over rice with a garnish of scallions.

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