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Crock Pot Citrus-Soy Chicken Drumsticks - These super easy chicken drumsticks are loaded with flavor and they're made in the crock pot for a simple, no-fuss dinner.

Crock Pot Citrus-Soy Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Crock Pot Citrus-Soy Chicken Drumsticks - These super easy chicken drumsticks are loaded with flavor and they're made in the crock pot for a simple, no-fuss dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 orange , thinly sliced
  • *8 to 10 chicken drumsticks (enough to cover the bottom of a 6-quart crock pot)
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • slices of green onions , optional
  • sesame seeds , optional

Instructions
 

  • Arrange the orange slices on the bottom of the crock pot in one layer.
  • In a large plate or a mixing bowl, combine flour, lemon zest, salt and pepper; toss the chicken in the flour mixture.
  • Add chicken to the crock pot in one single layer.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, lemon juice, and garlic; mix well until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Pour the prepared sauce over the chicken and brush it all around the pieces.
  • Cover the crock pot and cook on low for about 4 to 5 hours, or until chicken is cooked.
  • Uncover and gently stir; let stand 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with slices of green onions and sesame seeds.
  • Serve.

Notes

*A chicken leg with the skin removed after cooking is 180 calories.
A chicken leg with skin intact is 260 calories. Nutritional Information is based on Chicken Drumsticks with skin on.
Adapted from Food Network

Nutrition

Serving: 2 g | Calories: 290 kcal | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Protein: 26.4 g | Fat: 6.3 g | Saturated Fat: 3.1 g | Cholesterol: 115.5 mg | Sodium: 499.2 mg | Fiber: 0.9 g | Sugar: 9.3 g | Net Carbs: 14 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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