Slimming World’s green curry chicken drumsticks recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 25 min
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    • 8 large, skinless chicken drumsticks
    • 150g fat free natural yogurt
    • 1 tbsp mild curry powder
    • 1 tsp turmeric
    • 5 tbsp finely chopped coriander
    • 5 tbsp finely chopped mint
    • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


    • With a sharp knife, make a few cuts in the flesh of each drumstick.

    • Place the remaining ingredients in a food processor and blend until fairly smooth. Transfer to a wide ceramic bowl and season to taste.

    • Add the drumsticks to the marinade, rubbing the mixture well into the meat.

    • If you have time, cover and chill for 1-2 hours or overnight if time permits.

    • Remove the drumsticks from the marinade, shaking off the excess. Cook them on the barbecue for 20-25 minutes, turning occasionally, until cooked through. Serve warm or cold.

    Top tip for making Slimming World’s green curry chicken drumsticks

    Alternatively, roast the drumsticks in a preheated oven at 180°C/ 350°C/Gas Mark 4 for 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Or cook under a preheated hot grill for 15-20 minutes.

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