Super Simple Sticky Balsamic Orange Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

These super simple sticky balsamic orange chicken drumsticks are a delicious and easy-to-make dish. The drumsticks are marinated in a tangy and sweet balsamic orange glaze, then baked until sticky and caramelized. The combination of the citrusy orange and the rich balsamic vinegar creates a flavorful and juicy chicken. Serve these drumsticks with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Non Vegdiet
3hr total
2hr 10minsPrep
3hr total
2hr 10m.Prep
Super Simple Sticky Balsamic Orange Chicken Drumsticks

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Ingredients for Super Simple Sticky Balsamic Orange Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

  • 2 Chicken Drumsticks
  • 0.13 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 0.06 cup Orange Juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon Honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Grated Ginger

Directions: Super Simple Sticky Balsamic Orange Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, orange juice, honey, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger.
  • STEP 3.Place the chicken drumsticks in a large ziplock bag and pour the marinade over them. Seal the bag and massage the marinade into the drumsticks. Let them marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or overnight for best results.
  • STEP 4.Remove the drumsticks from the marinade and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Reserve the marinade.
  • STEP 5.Bake the drumsticks in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until cooked through and caramelized, turning them halfway through and basting with the reserved marinade.
  • STEP 6.Remove from the oven and let them rest for a few minutes before serving. Serve with extra marinade on the side for dipping, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add some orange zest to the marinade.
  • If you prefer a spicier version, you can add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the marinade.
  • Make sure to baste the drumsticks with the marinade while baking to ensure they are coated and caramelized evenly.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover drumsticks can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the drumsticks in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the sticky balsamic orange chicken drumsticks as a main dish with a side of rice or roasted vegetables.
calories per serving
4 g Fat< 1 g Protein7 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp