There's serious flavor in these five-spice fried chicken drumettes! It's all in the glaze—made with marmalade, brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger and orange zest.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 18 servings
3/4 cup A.1. Original Sauce
1/3 orange marmalade
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1-1/2 Tbsp. gingerroot, minced
1 Tbsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. orange zest
1/2 cup flour
1 Tbsp. five-spice powder
3 lb. chicken drumettes
4 iceberg lettuce leaves
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1 qt. (4 cups) oil
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Let's Make It
Bring first 6 ingredients just to boil in saucepan, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
Mix flour and seasoning in large bowl. Add chicken, in batches; toss to evenly coat.
Heat oil in large deep skillet or saucepan on medium-high heat to 350°F. Add chicken, in batches; cook 10 min. or until golden brown. Add to sauce; toss to coat.
Serve on lettuce-covered plates topped with onions.
Enjoy eating appetizers at a social occasion, but be mindful of portion size so you don't overdo it on calories.
How to Make Your Own Chinese Five Spice Powder
Combine 1 tsp. ground Szechwan pepper; 1 tsp. ground star anise; 1-1/4 tsp. ground fennel seed; 1/2 tsp. each ground cloves, ground cinnamon and salt; and 1/4 tsp. ground white pepper in small airtight container. Store in a cool dry place until ready to use. Makes 2 Tbsp.
Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. black sesame seed over cooked drumettes after tossing with the sauce.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 13g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.