Sticky Chicken Plum Sauced -recipe

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Feb 16, 2013
Waterdown, Ontario
Thought I'd post Nagi's recipe - it was so delicious and not difficult. Plus, as she stated you don't have to marinate it. I did, overnight, and am not sorry.
So here is the link Sticky Chicken Drumsticks in Chinese Plum Sauce .
I'm also listing the ingredients for you to check out, then if interested go to her site for the instructions. I actually used 2 drumsticks and 2 thighs. Plus, because I made the entire recipe for the sauce, there was a lot left. I saved it, have frozen it and will use again for more chicken.
  • ▢1.2kg / 2.4lb large chicken drumsticks (8 drumsticks)


  • ▢3/4 cup / 185ml Fountain Plum Sauce (Note 1)
  • ▢1/3 cup brown sugar (can reduce to 1/4 cup)
  • ▢1/4 cup soy sauce (all purpose or light, not dark soy sauce)
  • ▢2 tbsp Hoisin Sauce
  • ▢2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ▢1/2 tsp ginger, minced
  • ▢1/2 tsp Chinese Five Spice Powder (Note 2)


  • ▢Sesame seeds
  • ▢Finely chopped scallions
20230301_193323.jpg I highly recommend, as she mentions, to use parchment paper. think I might have poked a hole as it leaked but it was certainly an easy clean-up. Those were some leftover canned mushrooms I threw in towards the end... they were great - I'll have to remember to do them again.
20230301_193809.jpg Finished plate with baked (micro) potato and steamed (micro) broccoli.
I used VH Plum Sauce. What I really like about this recipe is that it is not too sweet and not too salty - a perfect match.

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