Apricot Glazed Chicken Drumsticks or Drumettes Recipe

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  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle the sliced green pepper and sliced onion in the baking dish, if using.
  4. Season the chicken with salt and pepper on all sides.
  5. In a skillet, brown the chicken in hot oil until very well browned on all sides.
  6. Place the chicken in the prepared baking dish on top of the onions and pepper slices.
  7. In a saucepan melt butter and saute the onion and garlic with chili pepper (beware! use only 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon chili powder it is VERY hot!) or chili flakes for about 3 minutes.
  8. Stir in all the remaining ingredients (except the cornstarch and water) bring to a boil and simmer for 15-20.
  9. In a small cup whisk together the cold water with cornstarch, add to the simmering sauce and cook for 2-3 minutes until thickened.
  10. Pour the sauce over the chicken, with tongs turn the chicken pieces to coat with the sauce.
  11. Bake for about 45-50 minutes, or until the chicken legs are cooked.
  12. NOTE* for wings (do not brown wings firstly)use about 3-1/2 pounds.
  13. Prepare the sauce as directed.
  14. Place the wings in a shallow baking sheet (omitting onion and green pepper) then pour the prepared sauce over wings, and turn to coat.
  15. Bake 400 degrees for about 35 minutes or until the sauce has thickened and the wings are cooked.
  16. Delicious!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1531.19 Kcal (6411 kJ)
Calories from fat 1117.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 124.13g 191%
Cholesterol 258.16mg 86%
Sodium 1068.29mg 45%
Potassium 634.63mg 14%
Total Carbs 77.37g 26%
Sugars 41.53g 166%
Dietary Fiber 3.16g 13%
Protein 27.38g 55%
Vitamin C 35.8mg 60%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 20%
Iron 10.2mg 57%
Calcium 95.4mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 362.39 Kcal (1517 kJ)
Calories from fat 264.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.38g 191%
Cholesterol 61.1mg 86%
Sodium 252.83mg 45%
Potassium 150.2mg 14%
Total Carbs 18.31g 26%
Sugars 9.83g 166%
Dietary Fiber 0.75g 13%
Protein 6.48g 55%
Vitamin C 8.5mg 60%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 20%
Iron 2.4mg 57%
Calcium 22.6mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 40.3
  • 43

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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