Baked Honey Sesame Drumsticks

Baked Honey Sesame Drumsticks

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own.

These Baked Honey Sesame Drumsticks look tasty, don’t they? They’re easy enough to prepare for a regular night meal and would also be amazing served at a football party (amiright?) We made this recipe using Tyson® chicken drumsticks. Or “feel good chicken” as I like to call it. Tyson chicken products is chicken that you can feel good about serving too.

Did you know that all specially marked Tyson chicken (including nuggets, strips, Any’tizers® snacks and drumsticks) are raised with NO antibiotics EVER. That’s right. No antibiotics, ever. Since 1935, the people who make Tyson chicken products have had a strong heritage of raising chickens. They know their chickens! That means you can feel good about serving Tyson chicken products that are raised with no antibiotic ever to your families.


Baked Honey Sesame Drumsticks

Tyson chicken products are made with a long-standing dedication to quality, for the way we want to eat today.

Tyson chicken is made with 100% all natural ingredients (no artificial ingredients, minimally processed). ALL NATURAL. You’ll know you’ve selected their no antibiotics ever chicken because it’s right there on the label.

Tyson Chicken Drumsticks

I picked up my Tyson chicken drumsticks at Sam’s Club. I like buying them in bulk and separating them into smaller packages for freezing so that I have them on hand. I also like that it’s a product of the USA!

Baked Honey Sesame Drumsticks

Here’s a little more information about their heritage chicken. Check out this VIDEO below.

When you’re ready to make these drumsticks, be sure to look for Tyson chicken products marked with no antibiotics EVER. They’re so quick and easy to make. Who doesn’t love a good drumstick, right? They’re sweet thanks to the honey, and salty (hello, soy sauce) and have that little extra bite thanks to the sesame oil and fresh ginger.The garnish of scallions of sesame seeds is optional but encouraged.

More of a thigh person? Feel free to substitute Tyson fresh chicken thighs. They’re, you guessed it, made with no antibiotics EVER as well.


Baked Honey Sesame Drumsticks

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  • 2-3 pounds Tyson drumsticks
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 scallion - thinly sliced - optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds -optional


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil or a silicone mat.

Pat chicken dry and place into a medium bowl.

Into a small bowl combine: honey, soy sauce, sesame and ginger. Whisk to combine. Pour half of the mixture over chicken. Toss to coat.

Transfer chicken to baking sheet. Bake for approximately 35 minutes OR until juices run clear and chicken is done.

Halfway through cooking process, flip chicken and baste with remaining mixture

Garnish with optional scallions and sesame seeds.


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    These drumsticks look awesome, can’t wait to try them!

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