Roasted Dragon Thumbs

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Chris Wilson

By
@Missippi

Elementary Schoolers love Dragon stories. This fun dish with everyones' favorite, Drumsticks, with the savory glaze is a hit at many family tables.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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2 lb
chicken legs (8)
2 tsp
ground sage
1 pinch
salt (small)
1 pinch
black pepper
1 Tbsp
dry red wine vinegar
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 c
prepared hoisen sauce
1 medium
fresh squeezed lime juice
2 Tbsp
fresh cilantro chopped fine

How to Make Roasted Dragon Thumbs

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre Heat oven to 450° F.
    Cut away knuckle from bottom of Leg, removing knuckle, tendons, skin, & tissue leaving bone only. Push up the leg meat to the top of the leg making a kind of lollipop.
  • 2Hand oil each leg & season each with salt, sage, and pepper. Arrange in black iron skillet so that meat lies on bottom of pan and legs stick out over the edges, none touching
  • 3Place skillet in hot oven on bottom rack & roast for 30 minutes.
  • 4Mix together hoisen, garlic powder, and vinegar, and as legs begin to brown., baste chicken legs often, making a glaze.
  • 5When last of glaze is basted, move the skillet to the top rack to finish cooking the chicken to 160°F internal and getting a dragon's flame char.
  • 6When ready, remove legs from skillet, arrange on plate with rice or lo mein and a colorful vegetable, Garnish with cilantro and lime juice.

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About Roasted Dragon Thumbs

Course/Dish: Chicken, Roasts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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