Turkey Drumsticks with Plum Sauce

Add something flavorful to your family’s Asian night. Serve slow-cooked turkey drumsticks flavored with plum sauce over noodles.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 25 min
  • Servings 4

4
turkey drumsticks (2 1/2 to 3 lb), skin removed
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2/3
cup Chinese plum sauce
1/3
cup sliced green onions
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1
tablespoon cold water
1
tablespoon cornstarch
Hot cooked noodles, if desired

  • 1 Sprinkle turkey drumsticks with salt and pepper. In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, place drumsticks. In small bowl, mix plum sauce, onions and soy sauce. Pour over turkey.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 About 25 minutes before serving, remove turkey from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Cover with foil to keep warm. Remove any fat from liquid in slow cooker.
  • 4 In small bowl, blend water and cornstarch until smooth. Stir into liquid in slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 15 to 20 minutes longer or until sauce has thickened. Remove turkey meat from bones. Serve turkey with sauce over noodles.

Expert Tips

Plum sauce is a sweet-and-sour sauce found in the Asian foods section of your grocery store. If you can't find it, use apricot or cherry preserves with equally delicious results.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.