Chicken Drumsticks with Asian Barbecue Sauce

Lynnda Cloutier


For that Asian touch, hoisin and ginger are a knockout sensation.

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2 tsp
vegetable oil
1 tsp
chinese five spice powder
chicken drumsticks, about 3 lbs.
salt and pepper to taste
3/4 c
hoisin sauce
1/4 c
sweet asian chile sauce or hot pepper jelly
1/4 c
unseasoned rice vinegar
1/4 c
chicken stock or broth
2 tsp
minced fresh ginger
2 large
garlic cloves
1 tsp
toasted sesame oil
1 c
toasted sesame seeds

How to Make Chicken Drumsticks with Asian Barbecue Sauce


  • 1Preheat oven to 425.
  • 2In large bowl, mix vegetable oil with five spice powder.
  • 3Add chicken, season with salt and pepper and toss.
  • 4Arrange chicken on foil lined baking sheet. Roast for about 35 minutes, turning twice, until cooked.
  • 5Meanwhile, in blender, mix the hoisin sauce, chile sauce, rice vinegar, chicken stock, ginger, garlic and sesame oil and puree until very smooth. Transfer sauce to a pan and simmer until slightly thickened, 5 minutes.
  • 6Transfer chicken to a large bowl and toss with sauce until completely coated.
  • 7Preheat broiler and position a rack 8 inches from heat.
  • 8Return chicken to baking sheet and broil for about 10 minutes, brushing with the sauce and turning occasionally, until chicken is glazed and sticky. Add toasted sesame seeds to a small bowl. Dip chicken in seeds to coat and serve.
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About Chicken Drumsticks with Asian Barbecue Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken