• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 50 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Medium
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Recipe Description

Baked chicken drumsticks is not only delicious, the various ingredients are a good antioxidants to fight cancer such as the ginger, lemon grass, lemon juice and honey.

The Basic Ingredients of Lemon Baked Chicken Drumsticks

1- Chicken drumsticks: Both dark and light meat chicken can be healthy. While chicken breasts have less fat, dark meat chicken legs ha more minerals. Chicken legs include the drumstick, thigh and back.  A whole chicken leg contains 346 calories, including 183from the drumstick. But remove any visible fat from your chicken legs before cooking.

2- Lemon Grass: Is used for treating digestive tract spasms, vomiting, high blood pressure and the common cold. It is also used to kill germs and as a mild astringent.

Lemon Grass with a small bulbous root with a spicy aroma, it is used in many dishes. Lemon Grass is a source of essential vitamins such as vitamin A, C, and B complex. It also provides essential minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and iron. Which are required for the healthy functioning of the human body.

3- Corn flour: Can be the main ingredient in corn muffins or corn bread, it’s also a variation on the wheat flour in regular recipes. The nutritional values for white and yellow corn flour are similar, and either one can be part of a balanced diet. Corn flour is healthiest when you consume it in moderation along with nutrient-dense foods.

For example, 1/4 cup of corn flour contains: 105 calories, 22.5g carbohydrates, 1g fat, 2g fiber, and 2g protein.

Corn flour benefits such as antioxidant-rich and easy to digest and good for the digestive system.

4- Honey: Is as sticky-sweet way to naturally sweeten and enhance the flavor of food. Cooking with honey gives you a never-ending list of possibilities and recipes due to the many practical functions honey could serve. There are useful on cooking with honey such as adds color, contributes a delightful golden hue to sauces and dressings.

Honey is hygroscopic (meaning it attracts water, so reduce the amount of liquid in the recipe by 1/4 cup for each cup of honey added. Find out some more tasty recipes here.

Recipe Ingredient

  • 1kg. chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil or any vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. lemon grass stalk, sliced diagonally
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degree.
  2. Put chicken drumsticks (after dry with towel paper) in a food storage bag with the corn flour, thyme, ginger powder, pepper and salt. Leave it for 20 minutes.
  3. In a baking dish, melt butter with olive oil.
  4. Coat chicken drumsticks with the butter mixture.
  5. Bake the chicken in the oven for 30 minutes.
  6. In a heat saucepan, mix the lemon juice, honey and soy sauce. Whisk the mixture well.
  7. Pour the lemon mixture over the chicken drumsticks and return them to the oven again.
  8. Bake the chicken for 20 minutes and add lemon grass over it.
  9. Serve the chicken drumsticks and garnish with slices lemon.

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