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Chicken Drumsticks with a Mushroom Balsamic Sauce

 
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a paleo diet.paleo
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $2.04

$2.04 per serving

4 people like this recipe

4 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,dairy-free,paleo,primal,gluten free,dairy free,paleolithic,primal,whole 30 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:67%

Spoonacular Score: 67%

 

You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Chicken Drumsticks with a Mushroom Balsamic Sauce a try. This caveman, gluten free, dairy free, and primal recipe serves 4 and costs $2.04 per serving. One serving contains 337 calories, 31g of protein, and 16g of fat. Head to the store and pick up shallots, chicken drumsticks, mushroom, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert. Only a few people made this recipe, and 4 would say it hit the spot. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 70%. This score is good. Try Chicken with Wild Mushroom and Balsamic Cream Sauce, Balsamic-Honey Chicken Drumsticks, and Sticky Honey Balsamic Chicken Drumsticks for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegar
5.36
5.36  chicken drumsticks
chicken drumsticks
1 lb
1 lb mushroom
mushroom
1 tsp
1 tsp olive oil
olive oil
some
some parsley
parsley
0.8 small
0.8 small shallots
shallots
1 cup balsamic vinegar
1 cup
balsamic vinegar
5.36  chicken drumsticks
5.36
chicken drumsticks
1 lb mushroom
1 lb
mushroom
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp
olive oil
some parsley
some
parsley
0.8 small shallots
0.8 small
shallots

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan
sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Not Enough Cinnamon

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.04
Ingredient
1 cup balsamic vinegar
8 chicken drumsticks
1 pound mushroom
1 teaspoon olive oil
some parsley
0.8 smalls shallots
Price
$2.16
$2.68
$2.52
$0.05
$0.63
$0.11
$8.16

Tips

Health Tips

  • Many people will tell you to remove the skin on your chicken to cut down on fat. This is true, but if you like the taste, leave it on! You're only gaining a little fat for a lot of flavor. Plus, a little over half of the fat in chicken skin is monounsatured fat (that's a heart-healthy kind) and the notion that saturated fat is unhealthy is being questioned too. So in our opinion: dig in, skin and all!

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

  • You might have heard that you should never wash mushrooms. Before you spend your precious time wiping down mushroom after mushroom with a towel, you should probably know that this is mostly a myth. While mushrooms can absorb a little water if you soak them long enough, the amount absorbed from a quick wash is not going to have much of an impact on your dish.

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

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • If you don't have shallots, you can try substituting leek, onion, or green onion along with a clove of garlic. The flavor won't be the same, but it should do in a pinch.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Good news for mushroom lovers: according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), mushrooms are pretty "clean" when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not have to splurge on extra-expensive organic mushrooms (unless you want to!)

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

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
336 Calories
30g Protein
15g Total Fat
15g Carbs
21% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
336
17%

Fat
15g
24%

  Saturated Fat
3g
25%

Carbohydrates
15g
5%

  Sugar
12g
14%

Cholesterol
139mg
46%

Sodium
180mg
8%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
30g
61%

Vitamin K
70µg
67%

Vitamin B3
11mg
57%

Selenium
39µg
57%

Vitamin B2
0.71mg
42%

Phosphorus
366mg
37%

Vitamin B5
3mg
33%

Vitamin B6
0.64mg
32%

Zinc
3mg
24%

Copper
0.48mg
24%

Potassium
808mg
23%

Vitamin B1
0.22mg
15%

Vitamin B12
0.88µg
15%

Magnesium
51mg
13%

Iron
2mg
13%

Vitamin C
8mg
10%

Manganese
0.18mg
9%

Vitamin A
406IU
8%

Folate
31µg
8%

Fiber
1g
6%

Calcium
43mg
4%

Vitamin E
0.49mg
3%

Vitamin D
0.38µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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