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Spicy Roasted Chicken

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spicy Roasted Chicken
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 692kcal


  • 4 medium chicken drumsticks
  • 6 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon ginger root, fresh
  • 3 tablespoon Sriracha sauce
  • 1/8 cup vinegar, rice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 medium lime
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, dried

Serve With

  • 2 cup mango cubes, frozen


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Place chicken onto a foil lined baking dish. Drizzle with 3 tablespoons of olive oil, and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • While chicken bakes, mince garlic and grate ginger into a small bowl. Add remaining olive oil, sriracha sauce, vinegar, sugar, fish sauce, and remaining salt and pepper. Whisk together well.
  • When chicken has baked for 15 minutes, brush on half of the sriracha mixture. Continue baking for another 10 minutes, then brush on remaining sriracha mixture.
  • While chicken is baking, make quinoa as directed on package. Once done cooking, stir in juice of 1/4 of the lime, approximately 1 teaspoon of lime zest, diced tomatoes, and pine nuts; toss well to combine.
  • Slice remaining lime.
  • Serve chicken with quinoa, a wedge of lime for spritzing, and mango on the side.
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Calories: 692kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 1249mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 18g

Natalie Monson

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