Pomegranate Glazed Drumsticks

With Cucumber Salad and Green Beans

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Carb Conscious
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Break out the napkins people, you'll need 'em for these pomegranate glazed, hand-held, chicken delights. New to pomegranate glaze? This syrupy condiment is more savory than sweet and provides a balanced complexity to the chicken that is sure to please. Cucumber salad and green beans round out this low carb feast.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Persian Cucumber
  • 4 oz. Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 Red Onion
  • ½ fl. oz. Balsamic Vinegar
  • 4 Parsley Sprigs
  • 3 Thyme Sprigs
  • 6 oz. Green Beans
  • 8 Chicken Drumsticks
  • ¾ oz. Honey
  • 2 oz. Pomegranate Molasses

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    180
  • Carbohydrates
    35g
  • Fat
    56g
  • Protein
    97g
  • Sodium
    567mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees and prepare a baking sheet with aluminum foil and a light coating of cooking spray. Thoroughly rinse produce and pat dry. Slice cucumbers into ½" rounds. Halve grape tomatoes. Peel and thinly slice red onion. Stem and mince parsley and thyme. Trim green beans. Rinse drumsticks and pat dry.

  • 2

    Roast Chicken Drumsticks

    Arrange drumsticks on prepared baking sheet. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper, drizzle with 1 tsp. olive oil, and roast in oven 20-25 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees.

  • 3

    Lacquer Drumsticks

    When chicken is nearly finished cooking, brush drumsticks with pomegranate molasses. Roast 5 minutes, and brush one more time when you remove from oven. Set aside.

  • 4

    Prepare Cucumber Salad

    In a mixing bowl, combine honey, balsamic vinegar and thyme leaves. Whisk in 2 Tbsp. of olive oil and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Add cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, and half of minced parsley (reserving remaining for garnish) into the vinaigrette bowl and toss thoroughly to coat.

  • 5

    Cook Green Beans

    Warm a medium pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil and green beans. Cook for 3-4 minutes, add 2 Tbsp. water and cover. Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until bright green. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and set aside.

  • 6

    Plate the Dish

    Mound a bed of dressed cucumber salad and green beans on a plate. Arrange drumsticks on top. Garnish with remaining parsley.

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