Easy Diabetic Recipes: Louisiana Chicken Drumsticks and Tomatoes

Give dinner a kick with a spicy take on baked chicken. Low-carb and full of flavor, this easy recipe is perfect for game day or movie night.




  •  Nonstick cooking spray
  •  chicken drumsticks, skinned
  •  14 1/2  ounce can no salt added stewed tomatoes
  •  cup frozen cut okra
  •  teaspoon dried thyme, ground
  •  1 1/2 tablespoons Louisiana hot sauce, such as Frank’s®
  •  1/4 teaspoon salt
  •  1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  •  cups hot cooked whole grain noodles


  1.  Lightly coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat until hot. Brown chicken on all sides, about 6 minutes, turning occasionally. Top with stewed tomatoes, okra, dried thyme, 1 tablespoon of the hot sauce, the salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 30 minutes or until no longer pink in center.
  2.  Place the chicken pieces on a serving platter. Stir the remaining hot sauce into skillet and spoon sauce over all. Serve with noodles. Makes 4 servings (2 drumsticks, 1/2 cup sauce and 1/2 cup noodles).

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 190 cal., 5 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 95 mg chol., 500 mg sodium, 8 g carb. (3 g fiber, 5 g sugars), 27 g pro.

Source: diabeticlivingonline.com

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