Chicken drumsticks

Chicken drumsticks
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 10 min to make, 40-45 min in the oven, plus marinating

Cook these chicken drumsticks for supper but keep a few for tomorrow’s lunchbox too!


  • 8 chicken drumsticks, skin removed
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 8 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 tbsp soft dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed


  1. Score each piece of chicken 2 or 3 times with a knife. Put all the other ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Add the chicken and stir until covered – use your hands to work the marinade into the chicken. Cover and chill for 15-30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 200°c/fan180°c/gas 6.
  3. Put the chicken in a heavy-based ovenproof dish and roast in the oven for 40-45 minutes, turning occasionally. Serve, keeping a few, chilled, for your child’s lunchbox.

delicious. tips

  1. Nutrition tip: Chicken is a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals. Did you know that dark chicken meat contains more iron and zinc than light meat?


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