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Chipotle chicken & slaw served on a tray

Chipotle chicken & slaw

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal318
fat16g
saturates4g
carbs13g
sugars13g
fibre4g
protein27g
salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 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)

Method

  • 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.

RECIPE TIPS
CHEAT’S CHICKEN TINGA

Shred any leftover BBQ chicken and mix with chipotle paste and chopped tomato, red onion and coriander. Stuff into tacos or serve over nachos.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2020

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