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Sticky honey and lemon chicken drumsticks

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These sticky chicken drumsticks will have you licking your fingers wanting more! With sweet honey and zesty lemon this makes for the ultimate chicken dinner.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time35 minutes
  • Prep time5 minutes


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 8 (about 1.2kg) Coles RSPCA Approved Chicken Drumsticks
  • ¼ cup (90g) honey
  • ¼ cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1½ cups (375ml) chicken stock
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • Steamed jasmine rice, to serve
  • Asian greens, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Heat oil in a large deep frying pan over medium heat. Cook chicken, turning, for 10 mins or until browned all over. Combine honey, lemon juice, ginger and stock in a large jug. Add to chicken. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, turning occasionally, for 20 mins or until chicken is just cooked though. Increase heat to medium-high. Cook for 5 mins or until sauce thickens. Season.
  2. Step 2

    Sprinkle chicken with sesame seeds and serve with rice and Asian greens.