Spicy Maple-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks Spicy Maple-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks with Crispy Chickpea Salad

Spicy Maple-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks with Crispy Chickpea Salad Image by: Jodi Pudge Author: Gilean Watts and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

The crispy spiced chickpeas are great for nibbling on between meals. Double the batch and stash some for the extras in your lunch bag for an easy protein-packed snack.

  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Total time 40 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

Chicken:
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Asian chili sauce (such as sriracha)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic , finely grated or pressed
  • 8 bone-in skin-on chicken drumsticks (about 900 g total)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Crispy Chickpea Salad:
  • 1 can (540 mL) chickpeas , drained, rinsed and patted dry
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons Asian chili sauce (such as sriracha)
  • Pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 5 cups lightly packed arugula
  • Half small red onion , thinly sliced

Method

Chicken: In large bowl, whisk together maple syrup, soy sauce, chili sauce, sesame oil and garlic. Remove 2 tbsp to small bowl and set aside.

Add chicken to remaining maple syrup mixture; toss to coat. Arrange on parchment paper–lined rimmed baking sheet. Roast in 425°F oven, turning once, until juices run clear when thickest part of chicken is pierced, about 35 minutes. 

Brush with reserved maple syrup mixture; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Broil until browned, 1 to 2 minutes. 

Crispy Chickpea Salad: While chicken is roasting, toss together chickpeas, 2 tsp of the oil, 1 tsp of the lime juice, the chili sauce and half each of the salt and pepper; spread in singlel layer on greased rimmed baking sheet. Roast in 425°F oven, stirring occasionally, until crisp and golden, about 20 minutes.

In large bowl, whisk together maple syrup and remaining oil, lime juice, salt and pepper. Add arugula and red onion; toss to coat. Top with chickpeas. Serve with chicken.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 6 g
  • Sodium 682 mg
  • Sugars 19 g
  • Protein 35 g
  • Calories 573
  • Total fat 31 g
  • Potassium 671 mg
  • Cholesterol 123 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 39 g

%RDI

  • Iron 26
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 40
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 13
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 12
  • Vitamin C 20
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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Spicy Maple-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks with Crispy Chickpea Salad

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