Orange and Ginger Glazed Drumsticks


Serves 6-8


These sticky sweet drumsticks are great hot or at room temperature


½ cup soy sauce

½ cup hoisin sauce

1 tablespoon sesame oil

3 tablespoons brown sugar

1 large orange – juice and zest

1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)

12-15 chicken drumstick (about 3 pounds)


  • Combine all of the ingredients (except the chicken) in a large bowl and mix to combine
  • Toss the chicken drumstick in the marinade until they are all coated
  • Cover and marinate at least 6 hours and up to 24
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  • Line a large rimmed cookie sheet with aluminum foil
  • Place the drumsticks skin side up on the lined cookie sheet and pour the marinade over the chicken
  • Bake for about an hour basting them at 30 minutes
  • When they are sticky and dark golden brown, remove from the oven and spoon the juices over the drumsticks and serve



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