Marinated chicken and coleslaw

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Tell the kids you are making bird in a basket for tea and they are sure to be intrigued enough to help out. The chicken in Andy McLeish's recipe carries a dynamic flavour thanks to a marinade of honey, soy and ketchup.

First published in 2015




Chicken drumsticks



Combine the garlic, tomato ketchup, soy sauce, honey and ground ginger to make a paste
Using your hands, coat the chicken drumsticks in the marinade. Leave to marinate for an hour
Meanwhile, for the coleslaw, finely shred the cabbage and finely slice the spring onions, keeping the white and green parts separate
Combine the sweet chilli sauce, lime juice, seasoning and mayonnaise in a large bowl and stir to combine. Mix through the cabbage, grated carrot and spring onion whites until coated in the dressing
Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6
Place the chicken drumsticks on a roasting tray lined with parchment paper and cook for 40-45 minutes, turning halfway through. Once cooked, the chicken will be crisp and golden brown
Make a small nest of coleslaw in the centre of each plate, arrange the chicken drumsticks on top. Sprinkle with the spring onion greens and serve immediately
First published in 2015

Andy McLeish takes the field to fork ethos seriously, hunting and butchering his own game to ensure his menus at Chapter One offer the finest of local ingredients treated with respect.

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