Sweet and Sour Drumsticks

Servings 4 Serves


  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1 medium orange zested
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 pounds skinless chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Aluminum foil


  • Prepare glaze: In a small saucepan, place first 6 ingredients (honey through water); bring mixture to a boil, stirring until honey has dissolved.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until mixture has reduced and is thick and syrupy (7 to 8 minutes); strain and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Drizzle drumsticks with olive oil, season with salt and pepper then place them on a foillined baking sheet; bake for 45 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Remove from oven, drizzle with glaze and toss to coat.
  • Return to oven; bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until glaze has started to caramelize. Cool drumsticks for at least 10 minutes before serving.


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Cauli-Rice (process cauliflower in a blender or food processor until it resembles grains of rice; steam “rice” till tender; drain; salt and pepper to taste and fluff with a fork). Add stir-fried sliced zucchini and yellow squash and red bell pepper strips on the side.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve brown rice instead of Cauli-Rice.
KOSHER: No changes necessary.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure coco-aminos is gluten free.
NUTRITION per serving: 270 Calories; 11g Fat; 27g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 98mg Cholesterol; 458mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 7
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