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Honey-Orange Turkey Drumsticks

No recipe image available.Turkey drumsticks dipped in bread crumbs and baked in a mixture of honey, orange juice and ginger. Serve with cooked rice.

Recipe Ingredients:

5 pounds Honeysuckle White® Fresh Drumettes
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons water
1 cup bread crumbs or matzah meal
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup canola oil
1 cup hot water
1/4 cup honey
1 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, grated or 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
  2. Beat the eggs with 2 teaspoons water.
  3. Mix the bread crumbs with the salt and pepper in another bowl.
  4. Dip the turkey pieces in the egg and then in the bread crumbs.
  5. Heat the oil in a heavy skillet and brown the turkey on all sides.
  6. Combine the hot water with the honey and orange juice.
  7. Place the turkey in a casserole dish and cover with honey mixture, add ginger. Cover and simmer in the oven for 45 minutes, basting occasionally.

Makes 12 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used with permission.