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Sweet and Sour Drumettes


"This is a great chicken recipe using chicken drumettes. Note: you may double the sauce, if you have a lot of chicken pieces or like extra sauce."
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1 h 10 m servings 487 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 487 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.1g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 23 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 170 mg
  • 57%
  • Sodium:
  • 785 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Dip chicken in egg beat, then flour. Fry in a large skillet until crispy, about 15 minutes. Drain and place in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. To Make Sauce: In a small bowl combine the soy sauce, water, sugar and vinegar. Mix together and pour over chicken.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until cooked through and juices run clear.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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I am rewriting my review because after a little tweaking with the recipe me and my husband now just love it. It isn't hard to make, just frying up the chicken takes time. How changed the recipe ...

Most helpful critical review

The glaze was sweet enough just not thick enough...Next time I would use a little cornstarch and honey....Otherwisee it was okay for a beginner....Keep trying honey....

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I am rewriting my review because after a little tweaking with the recipe me and my husband now just love it. It isn't hard to make, just frying up the chicken takes time. How changed the recipe ...

These wings are addicting. And now this family's favorite chicken wing. After frying the wings, I transfered them to a 350 oven to really crisp up, added cornstarch to the sauce to make a thic...

Wow! This is delicious. Was worried a bit when I used vinegar,Don't be..Outta of this world. Need to fry a lil longer than what recipe says.Thanks 4 sharing!

This is the simplest recipe with the most delicious results I've tried on the site to date. My kids fell in love with it and people can't believe it is so simple. Sometimes, I don't bother with ...

Excellent and easy. I used honey instead of sugar for the sauce. I removed the skin from the drumettes, the cripsy coating turned out great. Sauce could have been a bit thicker, but reminded me ...

This chicken is so good. If you like sweet and sour anything try this. mmmmmm

I'm not sure where I went wrong but the breading turned out very soggy. I'm not a big fan of frying so next time i'm going to skip the breading altogether and just marinade and bake the chicken...

I absolutely loved this recipe! I used drumsticks and it turned out fabulous. I will definitely make this again.

This was really simple to make and tasted wonderful. I served it with rice and the sauce was a perfect compliment to it,Thank you for the recipe Lynda!!