Sticky honey drumsticks

Sticky honey drumsticks




  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of ginger, finely grated
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce (see note)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil


Whisk the ginger, garlic, honey, soy sauce and sesame oil together in a non-metallic mixing bowl or dish and add the drumsticks.

Turn the chicken over in the marinade to ensure its well covered. Cover with clingfilm and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 4 hours..

Preheat the oven to 200C.

Place the drumsticks into a baking dish and pour over the remaining marinade. Roast for 15 minutes, remove to turn the chicken pieces and continue to roast another 15 minutes.

Serve drizzled with the remaining pan juices over rice or alone.


  • you can use Kecap Manis is thick, sweet Indonesian soy sauce. You will be able to find it in the Asian section of your supermarket.If you are unable to find this, just use what you have in your pantry.
  • These are almost better served cold for lunch!
  • This recipe was created by Kristine Duran-Thiessen for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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