Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Drumsticks

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Drumsticks

These drumsticks are the perfect game-day treat or easy dinner. They’re super tender and crazy flavorful. Broiling is an optional step, but it really takes them to a whole other level.

Yields: SERVINGS
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 c. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 c. sweet Thai chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp. Sriracha (or 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper)
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • Juice of 1 lime (about 1/4 cup)
  • 2 tsp. minced ginger
  • 3 tsp. minced garlic
  • to 4 1/2 lb.  chicken drumsticks
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds, for garnish

 Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together soy sauce, chicken broth, chili sauce, Sriracha, brown sugar, and lime juice. Stir in ginger and garlic.
  2. Place drumsticks in a large resealable back. Pour over marinade and seal. Marinate 30 minutes up to overnight.
  3. Pour drumsticks and marinade into the slow cooker and cook on high for 3 to 4 hours or low for 5 or 6.
  4. When drumsticks are tender and cooked through, preheat broiler to high. Transfer drumsticks to a large foil-lined baking sheet and broil until golden and crisp, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds and serve hot.