Net Carbs 1 gram
Protein 49 grams
1/2 cup water
6 Tablespoons soy sauce or coconut aminos
6 Tablespoons Swerve Confectioners
1 Tablespoon apple vinegar
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 Tablespoon sesame oil
1/4 plus 1/8 teaspoon xanthan gum
12 chicken drumsticks
2 Tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
Combine water, soy sauce, Swerve, vinegar, garlic, ginger and pepper flakes in a medium saucepan and bring to boil. Simmer 3-4 minutes.
Remove from heat and add sesame oil. Sprinkle surface with xanthan gum. Whisk vigorously to combine. Cool to lukewarm.
Preheat oven to 375F and line a rimmed baking sheet with lightly greased foil.
Pat drumsticks dry and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Lay in a single layer on baking sheet.
Drizzle about 2/3 of glaze over drumsticks and turn to coat well.
Bake 35-40 minutes, turning once, until chicken is cooked through.
Turn on broiler and broil. 3-5 minutes to crisp the skin.
Remove from oven and brush with remaining glaze.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.