Sweet Orange Chicken

I was looking for a great chicken recipe and I found one for baked Teriyaki Chicken… Sadly, I didn’t have the ingredients I needed to make it work, so I tweaked it here and there and this is what I came up with! It is really scrumptious! Great with rice and a Caesar Salad.


6 chicken drum sticks (or other pieces if you prefer)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup lite soy sauce
1 heaping TBS corn starch
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp black pepper


Preheat oven to 425 F. 
Combine all the ingredients, except chicken, in a sauce pan. Stir and heat over medium-high heat until bubbly and thick. 
Place the chicken on a baking sheet, covered in tin foil (you will be grateful for this – super easy clean up!). Brush some of the sauce over the chicken, and cover with more tin foil. Bake the chicken for 30 minutes, brushing with the sauce half way through. After 30 minutes turn the chicken over and bake for another 30 minutes, again brushing with the sauce half way through the time. During the last 5 minutes of baking time pour any remaining sauce (if you have any) over the chicken. 
(Assuming the chicken is no longer pink) Remove the chicken from the oven and serve!

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