Honey-Glazed Drumsticks

  • Active Time 30m
  • Total Time 30m
  • Rating ****

Makes 4 servings

These sweet, deliciously sticky drumsticks will encourage even the most polite diners to lick their fingers, so supply lots of napkins with this hands-on meal.


  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses (optional)
  • 8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 1/4 pounds total)


In a small saucepan combine the honey, soy sauce, vinegar and, if desired, molasses. Cook over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes, or till bubbly, stirring occasionally. (Watch mixture closely, as it will foam.)

Meanwhile, preheat broiler. If desired, remove skin from chicken. Rinse chicken; pat dry. Place on a rack in an unheated broiler pan. Broil 5-6 inches from the heat for about 15 minutes, or till chicken is light brown. Turn chicken and broil for 10-15 minutes more, or till chicken is tender and no pink remains. Brush chicken with glaze the last 5-10 minutes of broiling. Before serving, spoon any remaining glaze over drumsticks.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Owen. All rights reserved.

RecID 2170

nutrition information per serving

212 calories; 4g total fat; 95mg cholesterol; 560mg sodium; 18g carbohydrates; 0g fiber; 26g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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