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easy quick and delicious chicken drumstick recipe

Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Easy to make chicken drumsticks
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Course Main meal
Cuisine South African
Servings 6
Calories 439 kcal


  • 12 chicken drumsticks
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley chopped


  • Combine the vinegar, honey, sugar, soy sauce and garlic in a bowl.
  • Add the chicken, cover and marinate for 2 hours in fridge.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F and place drumsticks on an oven rack with foil beneath to catch the drip.
  • Bake approximately 30 minutes.
  • In the meantime, bring marinade to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Brush onto the cooked chicken and bake another 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and parsley before serving.


Calories: 439kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 29gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 139mgSodium: 711mgPotassium: 453mgFiber: 1gSugar: 44gVitamin A: 281IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 72mgIron: 2mg
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