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Balsamic-Honey Chicken Drumsticks

 
One serving costs about $1.11

$1.11 per serving

11 people like this recipe

11 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

8 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:37%

Spoonacular Score: 37%

 

Balsamic-Honey Chicken Drumsticks might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe makes 8 servings with 301 calories, 18g of protein, and 10g of fat each. For $1.11 per serving, this recipe covers 11% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have sesame seeds, brown sugar, chicken drumsticks, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the rosemary you could follow this main course with the Raspberry Brie Dessert Pizza with Rosemary and Candied Pecans as a dessert. 11 person have made this recipe and would make it again. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 41%. This score is solid. Try Sticky Honey Balsamic Chicken Drumsticks, Chicken Drumsticks with a Mushroom Balsamic Sauce, and Honey Soy Chicken Drumsticks for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 cups
0.5 cups balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegar
0.5 cups
0.5 cups brown sugar
brown sugar
6.7
6.7  chicken drumsticks
chicken drumsticks
0.25 cups
0.25 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley
fresh flat-leaf parsley
5
5  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
0.5 cups
0.5 cups honey
honey
5 sprigs
5 sprigs rosemary
rosemary
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps sesame seeds
sesame seeds
0.25 cups
0.25 cups soy sauce
soy sauce
0.5 cups balsamic vinegar
0.5 cups
balsamic vinegar
0.5 cups brown sugar
0.5 cups
brown sugar
6.7  chicken drumsticks
6.7
chicken drumsticks
0.25 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley
0.25 cups
fresh flat-leaf parsley
5  garlic cloves
5
garlic cloves
0.5 cups honey
0.5 cups
honey
5 sprigs rosemary
5 sprigs
rosemary
2 Tbsps sesame seeds
2 Tbsps
sesame seeds
0.25 cups soy sauce
0.25 cups
soy sauce

Equipment

baking sheet
baking sheet
pastry brush
pastry brush
ziploc bags
ziploc bags
sauce pan
sauce pan
oven
oven
baking sheet
baking sheet
pastry brush
pastry brush
ziploc bags
ziploc bags
sauce pan
sauce pan
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Combine the balsamic vinegar, honey, brown sugar, soy sauce, rosemary sprigs, and garlic cloves in a large, resealable plastic bag. Shake and squeeze the contents of the bag to dissolve the honey and brown sugar. Add the chicken drumsticks to the bag and seal with as little air as possible in the bag. Place in the refrigerator and marinate for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  3. Place the chicken drumsticks on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake until the skin is caramelized and very dark in spots, about 30 to 35 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, place the marinade in a small saucepan. Bring the marinade to a boil. Reduce the heat to simmer and cook over low heat until thick, about 15 minutes. Reserve.
  5. Use a pastry brush to brush some of the boiled marinade on the cooked chicken. Place the chicken on a serving platter. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and the chopped parsley.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.11
Ingredient
½ cups balsamic vinegar
½ cups brown sugar
10 chicken drumsticks
¼ cups fresh flat-leaf parsley
5 garlic cloves
½ cups honey
5 sprigs rosemary
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
¼ cups soy sauce
Price
$1.08
$0.35
$3.35
$0.59
$0.33
$2.07
$0.06
$0.62
$0.39
$8.85

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free soy sauce!

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • You can reduce your sodium intake by choosing lower-sodium soy sauce.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • If you normally rinse your chicken?stop! You could be spreading bacteria around your kitchen and it isn't really necessary.

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Green Tips

  • Choose pasture-raised chicken if it is available. If it is not at your supermarket, visit a farmers' market and ask around.

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
300 Calories
18g Protein
9g Total Fat
35g Carbs
4% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
300
15%

Fat
9g
15%

  Saturated Fat
2g
15%

Carbohydrates
35g
12%

  Sugar
33g
37%

Cholesterol
87mg
29%

Sodium
513mg
22%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
18g
36%

Vitamin K
33µg
32%

Selenium
19µg
28%

Vitamin B3
5mg
25%

Vitamin B6
0.38mg
19%

Phosphorus
187mg
19%

Zinc
2mg
14%

Vitamin B2
0.19mg
11%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Manganese
0.18mg
9%

Copper
0.18mg
9%

Vitamin B12
0.52µg
9%

Potassium
301mg
9%

Magnesium
33mg
8%

Iron
1mg
8%

Vitamin B1
0.1mg
7%

Calcium
54mg
5%

Vitamin A
203IU
4%

Vitamin C
3mg
4%

Folate
9µg
2%

Fiber
0.46g
2%

Vitamin E
0.2mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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