Spicy crumbed chicken with coleslaw

Spicy crumbed chicken with coleslaw
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 20 minutes to make and 25 minutes in the oven

This spicy crumbed chicken recipe is much healthier than the usual fried chicken recipe.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
587kcals
Fat
32.5g (5.8g saturated)
Protein
42.1g
Carbohydrates
33.8g (6.9g sugar)
Salt
1.2g
Calories
587kcals
Fat
32.5g (5.8g saturated)
Protein
42.1g
Carbohydrates
33.8g (6.9g sugar)
Salt
1.2g

Ingredients

  • 30g packet fajita seasoning
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 100g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil

For the coleslaw

  • 4 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 350g white cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 small red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, coarsely grated

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan180°C/gas 6. Line a roasting tin with foil. Divide the fajita seasoning between 2 bowls, add the flour to 1 and breadcrumbs to the other. Stir to mix. Beat the eggs in a third bowl.
  2. Toss the chicken in the flour. Dip each drumstick in the egg, then evenly in the breadcrumbs. Add to the tin, drizzle with the oil and bake for 25 minutes, turning halfway, until cooked, deep golden and crispy.
  3. Meanwhile, make the coleslaw by mixing all the ingredients in a bowl. Season and serve with the chicken.

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