Sticky Honey Soy Chicken Drumsticks


Solve the dinner dilemma with this fast and fresh oven-baked recipe that creates a succulent, flavoursome chicken feast which is sure to become a favourite!
• 8 chicken drumsticks

• 1/4 cup (60ml) soy sauce

• 1/4 cup (90g) honey

• 1 tbs rice wine vinegar

• 2 tbs oyster sauce

• 2 tbs English mustard

• 1 tsp Chinese five spice

• 2 tsp sesame seeds

• 2 tbs sunflower oil

• 2 bunches choy sum or bok choy, stalks and leaves separated

• 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

• 1 tbs grated ginger

• 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced

• Lime wedges, to serve




1. To make the marinade, place the soy sauce, honey, vinegar, oyster sauce, mustard and five spice in a bowl, and stir to combine. Add the chicken and toss to coat, then set aside for at least 30 minutes to marinate.
2. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Transfer chicken to a small roasting pan and roast, turning every 15 minutes, for 45 minutes or until cooked through.
3. Remove chicken from the pan and transfer the sauce to a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil and simmer for 4 minutes or until reduced and thickened. Pour the sauce over the chicken then sprinkle with the sesame seeds. Keep warm.
4. Boil in a large frypan over high heat, add choy sum stalks, garlic, ginger and chilli, and cook for 2 minutes, then add the choy sum leaves and cook for a further 1-2 minutes until leaves have wilted and stalks are tender
Serve the mouth-watering chicken and greens with lime wedges.

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