Andy McLeish's bird in a basket recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 1 hr to prepare and 50 mins to cook
  • 303 calories / serving
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Kids will adore the combination of flavoursome chicken drumsticks and sweet chilli and lime coleslaw, there’s plenty to keep them entertained in the cooking process too.

Let the children mix together the tomato sauce, garlic, soy sauce, honey and ground ginger to form a paste

Let them use their little hands to coat the chicken drumsticks in the marinade, then leave for an hour to marinate

While the chicken is marinating, use a sharp knife to finely slice the spring onions (or salad onions) – keeping the white and green parts separate, then shred the cabbage.

Then, let your little helpers mix the sweet chilli sauce, lime juice, mayonnaise and seasoning in a bowl, stirring until combined. Mix in the carrot, cabbage and spring onion whites until nicely coated.

Heat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C.

Put the chicken drumsticks in a foil-lined roasting dish and roast for 40-45 minutes, turning halfway through the cooking time. The chicken will be cooked when it is crispy and golden brown, with no pink showing.

Arrange a small nest of coleslaw on all of the plates and serve the chicken drumsticks on top. Sprinkle over the reserved spring onion greens before serving.

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As part of a healthy balanced diet, we recommend this recipe for a special occasion or treat.
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  • Ingredients

  • For the chicken drumsticks

  • 500g (1lb) chicken drumsticks
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 2tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 45ml (3tbsp) soy sauce
  • 2tsp honey
  • 1tsp ground ginger
  • For the coleslaw

  • 1/4 red cabbage
  • 4 carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 salad onions, washed
  • 5ml (1tsp) sweet chilli sauce
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 45ml (3tbsp) mayonnaise
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  • Energy 1266kj 303kcal 15%
  • Fat 14.8g 21%
  • Saturates 3.1g 15%
  • Sugars 15.4g 17%
  • Salt 2.8g 46%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 16.6g Protein 23.5g Fibre 4.6g

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