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Ginger Drumsticks Recipe-11890

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
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These chicken drumsticks make great hors d’oeuvres or wonderful lunchtime eating.

Yield: 24 chicken drumsticks


  • 24 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup sesame oil*
  • ½ cup sesame mustard*
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger root
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh garlic
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


1. Marinate the drumsticks overnight in the soy sauce in the refrigerator.

2. Preheat oven to 350°F.

3. Drain the chicken and place in rows on a large baking sheet. Using a pastry brush, brush each drumstick with a thin coating of the sesame oil.

4. Whisk the mustard and lemon juice together and brush generously over each drumstick.

5. Combine the bread crumbs, ginger, and garlic and sprinkle evenly over the top and sides of each drumstick. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

6. Bake 1 hour, covering with aluminum foil if the drumsticks get too brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.


*Available in Asian or specialty food shops

© 1984, 1985 Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on a serving size of 2 drumsticks and 1/8 teaspoon of added salt per serving.

383kcal (19%)
61mg (6%)
6mg (10%)
43mcg RAE (1%)
118mg (39%)
2002mg (83%)
5g (23%)
20g (31%)
3mg (17%)

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