Healthy Kids Sriracha Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

               
Try these Thai-inspired chicken drumsticks for big, bold flavor that brings everyone to the table. Whether served as a game day snack or weeknight meal, you will love the sticky-sweet sauce and garlicky heat.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 8 servings
HEC
2 Tbsp sriracha sauce
2 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 lbs)
1/8 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
2 Tbsp cornstarch
Chopped scallion, for garnish
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Directions
Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Arrange a wire rack on the foil.

Step 2

In a small saucepan, combine the sriracha, butter, honey, rice vinegar and garlic and cook over low heat until the sauce is smooth.

Step 3

In a large bowl, season the drumsticks with the salt and pepper. Add the cornstarch and stir until evenly coated. Arrange the chicken pieces on the wire rack. Brush with the sriracha sauce mixture. Bake the drumsticks for about 50 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Remove the chicken from the oven. Garnish with chopped scallions.

Time: 60 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 169
Make this for: Heart Healthy Gluten Free
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 1 drumstick
Per serving:
calories:169
total fat:9g
sat fat:3g
cholesterol:67mg
sodium:308mg
total carb:8g
fibers:0g
proteins:14g

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About This Healthy Recipe

Looking for a sweet and spicy chicken recipe? These sriracha drumsticks are the perfect option! They are low calorie, high protein and bursting with flavor. Calling for just 9 ingredients, this simple recipe is perfect for weeknight dinners, buffets, or even tailgates! Each drumstick is just 169 calories and contains 9 grams of protein making for the perfect, guilt-free, protein packed recipe. In addition to being high protein and low calorie, these drumsticks are also perfect for those facing dietary restrictions. These drumsticks contain just 3 grams of saturated fat per serving making them a great choice for those following a heart healthy diet. In addition to being heart healthy, this recipe is also relatively low in carbohydrates, (8g per serving) making it a diabetic friendly option as well. No matter what the occasion, these deliciously sweet and spicy drumsticks are sure to be a hit, enjoy!

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Healthy Kids Sriracha Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 8 servings
HEC
2 Tbsp sriracha sauce
2 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 lbs)
1/8 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
2 Tbsp cornstarch
Chopped scallion, for garnish
Directions
HEC
Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Arrange a wire rack on the foil.

Step 2

In a small saucepan, combine the sriracha, butter, honey, rice vinegar and garlic and cook over low heat until the sauce is smooth.

Step 3

In a large bowl, season the drumsticks with the salt and pepper. Add the cornstarch and stir until evenly coated. Arrange the chicken pieces on the wire rack. Brush with the sriracha sauce mixture. Bake the drumsticks for about 50 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Remove the chicken from the oven. Garnish with chopped scallions.

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