Honey-Lime Drumsticks with Snow Peas and Brown Rice

This full-flavored dinner requires only $9.60 and 30 minutes to make 4 servings… that’s fast food at its finest. The vibrant glaze–which pulls bold flavors from soy sauce, honey, lime juice, fresh ginger, and garlic–would be equally delicious on chicken breasts.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 pounds), skinned
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 (6-ounce) packages microwave-in-bag snow peas
  • 1 (8.5-ounce) pouch precooked brown rice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

HOW TO MAKE IT

Step 1
Preheat oven to 375°. Combine soy sauce and next 6 ingredients (through garlic) in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

Step 2
Cut a 1/2-inch-deep slit in meaty end of each drumstick. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Heat an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add drumsticks; cook 4 minutes, browning on all sides. Add sauce; turn to coat. Place pan in oven. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes, turning occasionally.

Step 3
Prepare snow peas according to package directions. Prepare rice according to package directions. Combine snow peas, rice, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, rind, and salt in a bowl. Drizzle any remaining soy sauce mixture over drumsticks. Serve with snow pea mixture.

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