Pad Thai chicken drumsticks with bean sprout slaw

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

40 min

Serves

4

Pad Thai chicken drumsticks with bean sprout slaw

Photo, Erik Putz.

Served with a bean sprout slaw, this pad Thai chicken drumsticks recipe is like a deconstruction of a favourite Thai dish.


Ingredients

  • 8 chicken drumsticks , (about 1 kg)
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp pad Thai sauce , such as Thai Kitchen, divided
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 284-g bag carrot and broccoli slaw , (4 cups)
  • 3 cups bean sprouts
  • 4 green onions , thinly sliced, divided
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts , divided
  • 2 red Thai chilies , (optional)

Instructions

  • POSITION rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • TOSS chicken with 1/2 cup pad Thai sauce in a large bowl. Arrange on prepared sheet and bake, flipping halfway, until skin is browned and centres are no longer pink, about 30 min.
  • WHISK 2 tbsp pad Thai sauce, rice vinegar and oil in a large bowl.
  • ADD slaw, bean sprouts, 3 green onions, cilantro, 3 tbsp peanuts and half of the chilies to the bowl, then toss until coated.
  • BRUSH baked chicken drumsticks with remaining 1/4 cup pad Thai sauce. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts, green onion and chilies, then serve with slaw.

 

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 607,
  • Protein
  • 39 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 36 g,
  • Fat
  • 35 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 743 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin C

Kitchen Tip: To turn this into a party appetizer, use chicken wings in place of drumsticks, and bake 25 to 30 min.

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