Honey-Soy Chicken Drumsticks
My son loves Asian food so I went in search of an Asian-inspired chicken drumstick recipe. I found one Very Culinary that sounded perfect and it used ingredients I had on hand – I love that. It took minutes to throw the marinade together and the chicken smelled fantastic while it baked. It was a big hit with all of us – the chicken turned out moist, tender, and very flavorful. My son most definitely approved of this dish!
How to Make Honey-Soy Chicken Drumsticks
Combine the honey, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger together in a large zip lock bag. Add the chicken drumsticks to the bag and seal. Place into the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with tin foil then coat with cooking spray.
Lay chicken on the baking sheet. Bake for 35 minutes, or until cooked through. Brush the remaining marinade over the chicken every 10 minutes.
Sprinkle some fresh cilantro, sesame seeds, and green onions on top and serve with Garlic Rice with Green Onions and Cilantro.
- 8 chicken drumsticks
- 3 tbsp of honey
- 5 tbsp of soy sauce
- 4 cloves of garlic minced
- 1 tbsp ginger minced
- 1 tsp sesame seeds for garnish
- 2 scallions chopped, for garnish
- 1 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped for garnish
- Combine the honey, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger together in a large zip lock bag. Add the chicken drumsticks to the bag and seal. Place into the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with tin foil then coat with cooking spray.
- Lay chicken on the baking sheet. Bake for 35 minutes, or until cooked through. Brush the remaining marinade over the chicken every 10 minutes.
- Sprinkle some fresh cilantro, sesame seeds, and green onions on top and serve with Garlic Rice with Green Onions and Cilantro.
these chicken drumsticks look so good Pam!
These are perfect in my eyes, I can’t say no to drumsticks!
I used to make a very similar chicken dish all the time but haven’t made it in a long time. Awesome picture – I can taste them! 🙂
Honey and soya…the flavours remind me of teriyaki. Those chicken drumsticks must be delicious!
Honey soy is my absolute favorite marinade combination. This looks delicious Pam!
Good morning Pam.
Gorgeous recipe. Im taking it with me, as we love sticky drumsticks.
OMGoodness, these look delicious!!
It looks fantastic! I love easy chicken recipes like this!
I’ve made a similar marinade before.. it’s so good.. a little sweet and a little salty, can’t beet that!!
They sound great and I really like your presentation.
The sweet and salty in that marinade sounds fabulous!
I’m all about drumsticks!
They sound so tasty. I love the marinade that you used
Do you think these would be ok with bone -in chicken thighs? That’s all I have and I really want to try this recipe. Thanks
I think thighs would work really well. You may need to cook them a bit longer.
Thanks for your reply. I made these last night with the thighs. I cooked about 5 min longer. I did remove most of the skin to keep it healthier, I left a flap so it would still brown nicely. Anyway, these were soooooooooooo good! My whole family enjoyed them. I ate the leftovers today and they were even better. Thanks for all your recipes!!I make so many of them as regulars!
I am so glad they worked out! I think I’ll be trying thighs next time. Thanks for your kind words and for being a loyal reader.
I was hoping you would post the chicken recipe that you served with that gorgeous rice! You never disappoint, Pam. This looks amazing!
These are finger-licken good!
Just made this recipe for dinner! So delicious & juicy!
Look at that caramel color of those drummies! Looks absolutely gorgeous, Pam.