Chipotle chicken & slaw


Enjoy our hot and spicy chicken drumsticks with homemade slaw on the side for a healthy and low calorie supper. Serve with steamed corn on the cob


  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp chipotle paste
  • 1½ tbsp honey
  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 lime , zested and juiced
  • 1 small avocado , stoned
  • 2 tbsp fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 125g each red and white cabbage , both shredded
  • 1 large carrot , cut into matchsticks
  • 3 spring onions , sliced
  • 4 corn on the cobs , steamed, to serve (optional)


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Whisk the oil, chipotle paste and honey together in a large bowl. Add the chicken and toss to coat, then spread out on a non-stick baking tray. Roast for 30 mins, turning halfway through.

  • STEP 2

    Put the lime zest and juice, avocado flesh, yogurt and a good pinch of salt into a blender and blitz until completely smooth. Put the sauce in a large bowl with the cabbage, carrot and spring onion and toss to combine.

  • STEP 3

    Serve the drumsticks with the slaw and steamed corn, if you like.

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