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sweet & sticky oven baked chicken drumsticks
Sweet & Sticky Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
This incredibly easy chicken drumstick recipe uses sweet honey, savory soy sauce, bright lemon juice, and a blend of spices to create a flavorful sauce. Just dip the drumsticks and bake in the oven for perfect Sweet & Sticky Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks. This is so simple to make, and simply delicious!
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Jacqui @ DishingDelish.com
  • 12 chicken drumsticks
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup gluten free tamari
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp dried ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a large baking sheet (or line with parchment paper).
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together brown sugar, white sugar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, honey, sesame oil, lemon juice, corn starch, and cayenne pepper.
  3. Dip drumstick into sauce, coating entirely. Place drumstick on baking sheet. Repeat for all drumsticks.
  4. Pour any remaining sauce over drumsticks.
  5. Bake drumsticks for 15 minutes. Using tongs or a fork, turn drumsticks over and cook for an additional 15 minutes, or until drumsticks are cooked through.
Recipe Notes

Soy sauce usually contains wheat. If you're gluten free, you'll need to use a brand that specifically says "gluten free" on the label.