Sheet Pan Asian Chicken Drumsticks with Broccoli & Spiced Walnuts.

  • 1 crown
    broccoli
  • 1 ¼ lb
    chicken drumsticks
  • 2 cloves
    garlic
  • 1 (1 inch) piece
    ginger root
  • ⅓ cup
    walnuts
  •  
    brown sugar
  •  
    cayenne pepper
  •  
    chili-garlic sauce
  •  
    cinnamon
  •  
    honey
  •  
    salt
  •  
    soy sauce
  •  
    toasted sesame oil
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450°F, position a rack in the center position and another in the bottom position. Line a baking sheet pan with aluminum foil (optional).
  • 2
    Peel and mince the garlic. Peel and mince or grate the ginger; transfer to a large bowl.
    1 (1 inch) piece ginger root
    2 cloves garlic
  • 3
    Add soya sauce, sesame oil, honey, and chili-garlic sauce to the bowl and whisk together. Add the chicken drumsticks and toss to coat, then spread out in a single layer on the prepared sheet pan. Set any remaining marinade aside.
    2 tbsp soy sauce
    1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
    2 tsp honey
    2 tsp chili-garlic sauce
    1 ¼ lb chicken drumsticks
  • 4
    Place the pan in the oven on the bottom rack and roast until the chicken is cooked through (20-25 minutes).
  • 5
    Meanwhile, wash the broccoli and cut into small, bite-sized florets. Thinly slice the thicker stem portions. Transfer both to a medium bowl. Toss with soya sauce and sesame oil. Spread out in a single layer on a baking sheet pan and place in the oven.
    1 crown broccoli
    1 tsp toasted sesame oil
    1 tsp soy sauce
  • 6
    Remove the chicken from the oven. Use tongs to flip each drumstick. Spoon on remaining marinade, and return to the oven.
  • 7
    Roughly chop walnuts.
    ⅓ cup walnuts
  • 8
    In a small bowl, stir together sugar, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper. In a separate bowl, toss walnuts in water and then into the spice mixture. Add to the baking sheet with the broccoli. Return the pan to the oven for an additional 5-8 minutes or until broccoli is tender-crisp, and walnuts are toasted.
    1 tsp brown sugar
    ⅛ tsp cinnamon
    ¼ tsp salt
    1 pinch cayenne pepper
    1 ½ tsp water
  • 9
    To serve, place chicken, broccoli, and walnuts on a plate. Enjoy!