Asian Braised Chicken Drumsticks


This recipe for braised chicken drumsticks is a “savory” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Hidemi Walsh. To qualify, Hidemi uses 8 ingredients or less, including Almond Plus Protein AlmondMilk by So Delicious.

Asian Flavored Braised Chicken Drumsticks

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Special Diet Notes & Options: Asian Braised Chicken Drumsticks

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, peanut-free, and tree nut-free.

For gluten-free braised chicken drumsticks, use wheat-free tamari in place of the soy sauce. This substitute is seamless.

Asian Flavored Braised Chicken Drumsticks
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 5
  1. Rinse chicken drumsticks under cold running water and pat to dry with paper towel.
  2. In a large pot, put all ingredients except almond plus. Place a small lid directly on the food (Otoshibuta), then cover with a lid for the pot, heat over medium heat and cook for about 15 minutes or until the liquid is almost gone.
  3. Then stir in almond plus, reduce heat to medium-low heat and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  4. Turn off the heat and let stand with lid for 5 minutes. (the taste soaks into the chickens well)
  5. Place 2 drumsticks on each serving plate with cooked whole grain rice with wild rice as a garnish (optional).

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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