2 1/2 pounds chicken drumsticks
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup vegetable oil -- (approx.)
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 tablespoons dry sherry
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 cloves garlic -- minced
1/2 teaspoon pepper
minced green onions -- optional
In large bowl, combine chicken and flour. Toss to coat well, shaking off excess flour. In large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in batches, about 5 minutes, turning frequently and adding more oil as needed, until golden.
Arrange chicken in single layer in 11 X 7" baking dish. In small bowl, whisk together remaining engredients (except green onions) and pour evenly over chicken.
Bake, uncovered, in 325F degree oven for 30 minutes. Turn the chicken over; bake for 45 minutes or until the glaze has thickened.
Serve garnished with minced green onions.