Black Bean Drumsticks Recipe

Black Bean Drumsticks picture


Preparation Time4 Hr 10 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In4 Hr 50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings2
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Chicken drumsticks1 Pound
 Black bean sauce4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon And 1 Teaspoon)
 Vegetable oil4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon And 1 Teaspoon)
 Balsamic wine vinegar/Red wine vinegar4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon And 1 Teaspoon)
 Soy sauce1 Teaspoon
 Reduced sodium soy sauce1 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Red bell pepper1 Medium, seeded and cut lengthwise into strips
 Red pepper flakes1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 408 Calories from Fat 164

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28.2%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.6%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 174.6 mg

Sodium 627.2 mg26.1%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 49 g97.1%

Vitamin A 42.3% Vitamin C 148.1%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 15.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Take the chicken drumsticks and pull their skin away leaving it attached to the ends only. Set them aside.
2) Take a shallow mixing bowl made of stainless-steel or glass and arrange the drumsticks in a single layer.
3) Add oil, vinegar, garlic, soy sauce, black bean sauce and crushed red pepper and mix well.
4) Coat the drumsticks in mixture and keep refrigerated for 4 hours or the entire night turning once in a while.
5) Pre-heat the barbeque or gas grill for 10 minutes by setting it to high.

6) Take the drumsticks and pull the skins over to cover them completely, arrange them on the rack after retaining the marinade.
7) Cook for 20 minutes turning the drumsticks often.
8) Take the bell pepper strips and place on the rack after dipping them in the marinade.
9) Cook for 10 minutes more after brushing the contents of rack with marinade until the pepper strips get browned and drumsticks become soft.

10) Remove the skins from the drumsticks before serving.