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Sunny Citrus Drumsticks


  • 12 chicken drumsticks, skinned
  • 1 can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed,
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 fresh mild green chile or jalapeno pepper, seeded, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried onion flakes
  • 1 (8 ounce) can drained mandarin oranges (optional)
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  1. Adjust the flavors to your personal taste. Use the higher range of orange juice, honey and jalapeno for extra orange flavor, spice or sweetness, depending on your preference.
  2. Place chicken in slow cooker.
  3. In small bowl, combine orange juice concentrate, honey, tapioca, chile or jalapeno pepper, salt and onion flakes.
  4. Pour over chicken.
  5. Cover and cook on LOW for about 5 hours or until tender.
  6. Spoon sauce over chicken.

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