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Chipotle Chicken & Slaw

These hot and spicy chicken drumsticks served with homemade slaw makes for a healthy and low-calorie supper. Perfect when paired with steamed corn on the cob.

4 Servings


  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil

  • 2 tbsp chipotle paste

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • 8 chicken drumsticks

  • 1 lime , zested and juiced

  • 1 small avocado , stoned

  • 2 tbsp fat-free Greek yogurt

  • 125g each red and white cabbage , both shredded

  • 1 large carrot , cut into matchsticks 3 spring onions , sliced

  • 4 corn on the cobs , steamed, to serve (optional)


  1. Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.

  2. Whisk the oil, chipotle paste and honey together in a large bowl. Add the chicken and toss to coat, then spread out on a non-stick baking tray. Roast for 30 mins, turning halfway through.

  3. Put the lime zest and juice, avocado flesh, yogurt and a good pinch of salt into a blender and blitz until completely smooth. Put the sauce in a large bowl with the cabbage, carrot and spring onion and toss to combine.

  4. Serve the drumsticks with the slaw and steamed corn, if you like.

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