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Spiced drumsticks with potato and pickle salad

If you want to luxe this up, try it with duck drumsticks.

You'll need

12 chicken drumsticks (about 1.8kg) 1 tbsp grapeseed oil 2 large garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp cayenne pepper 2 tsp freshly ground black pepper ½ tsp allspice 1 tsp finely chopped thyme   Potato salad 800 gm baby red potatoes, such as Desiree (about 8), unpeeled, thickly sliced 2 tbsp each mayonnaise and sour cream 2 each dill pickles and sour pickles, thinly sliced 2 golden shallots, thinly sliced 2 green jalapeños, finely chopped Juice of ½ small lemon


  • 01
  • Preheat oven to 230C. Combine drumsticks, oil, garlic, spices and thyme in a bowl, season to taste and toss well to coat. Place in a large roasting pan and roast, turning once or twice until chicken is golden and cooked through (20-25 minutes).
  • 02
  • Meanwhile, for potato salad, cook potatoes in boiling salted water until tender (12-15 minutes). Drain, then transfer to a bowl and cool slightly (5 minutes). Add remaining ingredients, toss to coat, season to taste and serve with drumsticks.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

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Sep 2014

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