Sticky Sesame Chicken Drumsticks

Sticky Sesame Chicken Drumsticks

If you’re craving a dish that’s both savory and sweet, these Sticky Sesame Chicken Drumsticks are a must-try. This recipe combines succulent chicken drumsticks with a delectable sticky sesame sauce that will have your taste buds dancing with joy. Whether you’re cooking for a family dinner or a special gathering, this dish is sure to impress.


  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Green onions, for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, minced garlic, and grated ginger to make the marinade.
  3. Place the chicken drumsticks in a large resealable bag and pour the marinade over them. Seal the bag and massage the marinade into the chicken. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or ideally, overnight for maximum flavor.
  4. Remove the chicken from the marinade and place it on the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through, and the skin is crispy and golden brown.
  6. Garnish with chopped green onions before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Sticky Sesame Chicken Drumsticks are a perfect balance of sweet and savory, making them an irresistible treat for any occasion. Serve them with steamed rice and your favorite veggies for a complete meal that’s sure to please.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 22g, Protein: 28g

These Sticky Sesame Chicken Drumsticks are a delightful twist on a classic favorite. The tender chicken, coated in a glossy, sweet, and savory sauce, is a crowd-pleaser. The aroma of sesame and garlic as they bake in the oven is simply irresistible.
Whether you’re serving these drumsticks as a main course or as finger food at a party, they’re bound to disappear quickly. The marinade infuses the chicken with flavor, and the sesame seeds add a delightful crunch.
So, the next time you’re looking for an easy and delicious chicken recipe, give these Sticky Sesame Chicken Drumsticks a try. Your family and friends will thank you, and you’ll have a new favorite in your recipe collection.

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