Spicy Orange Baked Chicken Drumsticks & Roasted Ginger Carrots

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This will probably become a family favourite, since it also works well cold in the lunch box. Send it to school along with carrot and celery sticks and some crackers or a granola bar. Serve alongside Roasted Ginger Carrots (recipe link below).

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2002

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup liquid honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 (2 lb total) chicken drumsticks skin removed (2 lb/1 kg total)

Method

In large bowl, combine orange rind, juice, honey, hot pepper flakes, salt and pepper; add chicken, turning to coat.

Place chicken in single layer in shallow casserole dish; pour marinade over top. Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven, basting twice, until chicken is glossy and golden and juices run clear when pierced, about 30 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 228 mg
  • Protein 22 g
  • Calories 249.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 81 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 27 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 17.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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