Lockdown Recipe of the Day: Miso Drumsticks

Lockdown Recipe of the Day: Miso Drumsticks
Miso chicken drumsticks. (Photo: Tony Jackman)

Sticky chicken drumsticks hot from the oven, golden brown and packed with flavour. Enjoy as a weeknight meal, or multiply the recipe to feed a (socially distanced) crowd.


6 plump chicken drumsticks

2 Tbsp miso paste

1 Tbsp sesame oil

1 Tbsp peanut oil

1 Tbsp mirin

1 Tbsp honey

2 tsp sambal oelek (or other chilli sauce)

1 Tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp salt

Fresh coriander to garnish


Combine all ingredients in a ziplock bag, massage the drumsticks through the bag, and marinate for 2 or 3 hours.

Bake in a 220℃ oven for 35 to 45 minutes or until cooked through to the bone. Lower the temperature if they are overbrowning. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Keep the sides simple: a crisp green salad with a light Asian dressing would be perfect. DM/TGIFood

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