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Sticky Char Siu Chicken Drumsticks | DonalSkehan.com, I became obsessed with char siu chicken on my travels in Asia and now I think I've finally cracked the recipe. Best enjoyed with a nice, cold beer.
  • snacks

Sticky Char Siu Chicken Drumsticks

August 14

The char siu marinade for this recipe is really versatile – try it with any type of meat or use it to glaze vegetables cooked on a hot griddle pan.

  • time 50 mins + overnight marinating
  • serves Serves 4
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Method
  1. In a bowl mix together all the ingredients for the marinade.
  2. Add the chicken drumsticks and toss to coat. Cover and leave to marinate overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400F/Gas Mark 6.
  4. Place the chicken on a large baking sheet and roast in the oven for 40-45 minutes until cooked all the way through.
  5. Once cooked, garnish with spring onions and sesame seeds and serve.

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Ingredients

2.2lbs chicken drumsticks

6 spring onions, finely sliced

3 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted

For the marinade:

1 tbsp dark brown sugar

3 tbsp hoisin sauce

2 tbsp ketchup

2 tbsp honey

1 tbsp rice wine

1 tsp five spice powder

½ tsp white pepper

1 tsp sesame oil

3 garlic cloves, finely grated

1kg chicken drumsticks

6 spring onions, finely sliced

3 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted

For the marinade:

1 tbsp dark brown sugar

3 tbsp hoisin sauce

2 tbsp ketchup

2 tbsp honey

1 tbsp rice wine

1 tsp five spice powder

½ tsp white pepper

1 tsp sesame oil

3 garlic cloves, finely grated

You'll Need

Large bowl

Large baking sheet

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