Saturday, 14 September 2013

Sweet honey chicken - Recommended Recipe!

Sweet Honey Chicken - serves 4-8, takes 10 mins to make plus 1 hour to marinate plus 35-40 mins to cook on the BBQ (or 35-40 mins in the oven at Gas 5/180C)

1.2kg chicken drumsticks and thighs, skin removed
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
2 tbsp five spice (or another of your favourite spice)
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp clear honey


  1.  Cut slits into the chicken flesh without cutting all the way through.
  2. Mix the garlic, five spice, oil and honey in a bowl and add the chicken.  Stir thoroughly and chill for 1 hour.
  3. Cook on the BBQ for about 35-40 mins or until the chicken is cooked through, sticky and golden.

Per serving: 250kcal, 12.9g fat, 2.6g saturated fat, 9.2g sugars, 0.3g salt.

Source: the Co-operative instore magazine.