Recipes - Maple-Glazed Drumsticks

Maple-Glazed Drumsticks

Maple-Glazed Drumsticks (Progressive Farmer image by Rachel Johnson)

MAPLE-GLAZED DRUMSTICKS

MAKES: 2 SERVINGS

TOTAL TIME: 45 MINUTES

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound chicken drumsticks, skin removed

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock

1/4 cup maple syrup

1/4 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons green onions, sliced for garnish

1. Preheat oven to 300°F.

2. In an ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add chicken. Sear on each side about 2 minutes. Add garlic to pan; cook about 30 seconds or until fragrant.

3. In small bowl, combine stock, maple syrup, orange juice, apple cider vinegar and soy sauce; whisk together.

4. Pour liquid into pan over drumsticks; cover with lid.

5. Transfer pan to oven; bake 25 minutes or until chicken is tender. Using tongs, place chicken on a plate.

6. Simmer remaining juices over medium-high heat until sauce reduces by half and is thick and glossy (about 10 minutes). Pour sauce over chicken; garnish with green onions.

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