Crock-Pot Chicken Drumsticks

Crock-Pot Chicken Drumsticks

These drumsticks are the perfect game day treat. They’re super tender and crazy flavorful. Broiling is an optional step, but it really takes them to a whole other level.

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Yields: 6 servings

Prep time: 20 minutes

Total time: 4 hours


  • 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sweet Thai chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 to 4 1/2 pounds chicken drumsticks
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds, for garnish


1. In a large bowl, whisk together soy sauce, chicken broth, chili sauce, Sriracha, brown sugar, and lime juice. Stir in ginger and garlic.

2. Place drumsticks in a large resealable back. Pour over marinade and seal. Marinate 30 minutes up to overnight.

3. Pour drumsticks and marinade into slow cooker and cook on high for 3 to 4 hours or low for 5 or 6. 

4. When drumsticks are tender and cooked through, preheat broiler to high. Transfer drumsticks to a large foil-lined baking sheet and broil until golden and crisp, 3 to 5 minutes. 

5. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds and serve hot.

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