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Low Carb Baked Szechuan Drumsticks

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time45 mins

Baked Szechuan Drumsticks Low Carb is paleo, gluten-free, savory, slightly spicy and sweet, mouthwatering, heavenly chicken drumsticks that have so much flavor!

The Marinade
 8 chicken drumsticks
 1 egg beaten
 1 ½ tbsp sesame oil
 1 tsp coconut aminos
 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
 1 tsp harissa chili paste
 1 tsp KetoseSweet+ Powder
 2 cloves ginger minced
 1 tbsp coconut flour
 ¼ tsp ginger root powder
 ½ tsp sea salt
 ½ tsp black pepper
Szechuan Sauce
 2 tsp sesame oil
 2 cloves garlic minced
 ½ tsp fresh ginger minced
 3 ½ tbsp tomato sauce
 1 tsp harissa chili paste
 1 tsp coconut aminos
 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
 1 ¼ tsp KetoseSweet+
 ¼ tsp sea salt
 ¼ tsp ginger root powder
 ½ tsp onion powder
 2 tbsp chopped spring onions

Rinse chicken drumsticks with water and pat dry with paper towels. Using a sharp knife poke into the meaty areas of the drumsticks and cut a few slits in each drumstick. Set aside.


In a large mixing bowl combine all the marinade ingredients.


Add drumsticks to the marinade and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate drumsticks in the marinade for 2 hours.


Preheat oven to 400 F (204 C ) and grease or line a baking sheet.


Once the chicken has marinated for 2 hours, remove from bowl and line up drumsticks on the prepared baking sheet.


Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until internal temperature is 165 F (74 C). Remove from oven and set aside.


In a large frying pan over medium heat add 2 tsp sesame oil, minced garlic (2 cloves), ½ tsp minced ginger and saute until starting to soften. Add all the remaining Schezwan sauce ingredients and stir until bubbling.


Add baked chicken drumsticks and toss in the sauce to coat. Sprinkle with optional chopped green onions.


Remove drumsticks from pan and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 450
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g42%

Saturated Fat 9g45%
Sodium 725mg31%
Net Carbohydrate 5g2%

Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 44g88%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.