I have some leftovers of homemade cinnamon flavored red wine sauce from making Red Wine Pear Cake. Instead of wasting the red wine sauce, I decided to use them for my pan grilled drumstick for Wild Boar's dinner. He is not a
fisherman fish man so this very aromatic pan grilled meat is a welcome for him. He loves it especially the cinnamon flavored red wine sauce . The flavored red sauce infused well into the meat and when you pan grilled it....wow...the smell is darn good ...believe me * drooling this thinking of it. Arrrrgh...I wish I could have a piece for myself but NO ! I have to be satisfied with my piece of salmon which I will share with you guys later :) Meanwhile be happy with this Cinnamon Flavored Red Wine Sauce Pan Grilled Drumstick ! There is no boundary for me where cooking western food is concerned LOL!
This would be great for a christmas dinner and Wild Boar thought that it Christmas came early :) LOL! and all those fresh cranberries goodness lately....I really have to go for my brisk walk exercise again. I am looking more like a water tub instead of a oversized vase :p Oink Oink ! Haih....I love food and I love cooking and baking...how not to have a body shape like a water tub ??? Wild Boar ! he is worst ! He looks like a beer barrel now! Ooops....shhhhhh don't let out to him or he will pan grill me with the wine sauce !!!!!
the homemade red wine sauce complemented the meat well
so do not worry if you have leftovers of this cinnamon flavored
red wine when you make your Red Wine Pear Cake which I am going
to share with you on my Sweet Delights blog :)
Wild Boar chomped it down fast and asked for more
tsk tsk...I told him no more LOL! and greedily ate more slices
of my Red Wine Pear Cake for dessert !
I lightly stir fry some carrots slices ,onion rings and
button mushrooms with balsamic vinegar and a pinch
of sea salt as a side to go with this delicious meat dish :)
Pan Grilled Cinnamon Flavored Red Wine Sauce Drumstick
2 chicken drumsticks - deboned leave skin intact - cut criss crosses on the surface
to enable the red wine sauce to infuse deep into the meat
1/2 cup of cinnamon flavored red wine sauce
1 tbsp of grapeseed oil for grilling
* Marinate the drumsticks with the red wine sauce for a few hours, turn over every 30 minutes.
Heat up a grill pan and add 1 tbsp of grapeseed oil . When it is hot, put in the marinated drumstick and pan grill over high heat till the meat is cook through on both sides. Put in the remnants sauce onto the drumstick and continue to cook till the sauce thickens. Dish up and serve hot. Drizzle extra sauce on the drumstick when serving.
Side dish :-
1/2 carrot- cut into slices
1 red onion - cut into rings
5-6 button mushroom - cut into slices
a glug of balsamic vinegar
a pinch of sea salt to taste
a pip of garlic - chopped finely
1/2 tbsp of grapeseed oil
Saute the chopped garlic with 1/2 tbsp of grapeseed oil till fragrant. Add in the rest of the ingredients except balsamic and salt for 8 minutes. Add a glug of balsamic vinegar and salt before dishing up. Serve as a side dish.
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