Roasted drumsticks with stir-fried kalettes

Roasted drumsticks with stir-fried kalettes
  • 0:10 Prep
  • 0:25 Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • Easy

Serve these sticky chicken drumsticks with stir-fried kalettes and steamed rice.

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  • 8 Coles RSPCA Approved Chicken Drumsticks Large Pack (see notes)
  • 1/4 cup (55g) brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) fish sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil divided
  • 160g kalettes halved lengthwise
  • 1 small brown onion (120g), thinly sliced into rings
  • 1 long red chilli thinly sliced into rings
  • 4 cups steamed rice for serving


  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 250C (230C fan-forced). Place a rack on a large heavy baking tray.
  • Step 2
    In a small bowl whisk sugar fish sauce, vinegar and garlic. Set fish sauce mixture aside.
  • Step 3
    Using a sharp knife score skin and flesh on chicken. Coat chicken with 1tbs oil & 1tbs fish sauce mixture. Place chicken on rack on baking tray. Season with salt and pepper. Roast 25 mins or until chicken is crisp on outside and cooked through.
  • Step 4
    Just before serving heat a wok or large heavy frying pan over high heat. Add 1tbs oil. When oil is smoking add kalettes. Stir-fry for 1 min. Add onion and chilli and stir-fry 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add fish sauce mixture and cook 30 seconds or until liquid has reduced slightly. Serve immediately with chicken and rice.


Make-Ahead: Fish sauce mixture can be made up to 1 day ahead, covered and refrigerated.

You can find the chicken drumsticks in the meat department of your local Coles supermarket

  • Publication: Coles



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