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. Next, 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.