Friday, July 13, 2012

Recipe of the Day

Grilled Asian Drumsticks            Total prep time: 24 mins.

*This recipe provides 4 servings ( serving size: 2 drumsticks and approx. 3 tablespoons sauce).*


8 chicken  drumsticks (approx. 2 pounds), skinned
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons sambal oelek (ground fresh red chili paste)
Cooking spray

* Sambal oelek is a spicy red chili paste popular in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Southern India. This is often found in Asian markets or the Asian section of your local grocery store. Sambal oelek is recommended for use in any dish that needs a little kick.*


1) Preheat grill
2) Coat chicken and grill rack with cooking spray. Grill chicken approx. 20 mins or until done, turning once.
3) While chicken is grilling, combine vinegar and remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan, stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil; cook for approx. 4 mins or until reduced to 1/3 cup.
4) Transfer chicken to a large bowl. Pour sauce over chicken, turning to coat.

Nutritional Info per serving:

Calories: 210
Calories from fat: 18%
Carbohydrates: 15.6 grams
Cholesterol: 98 mg
Sodium: 855 mg
Calcium: 18 mg

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