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Orange Roasted Drumsticks


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 45m


  • 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 large orange
  • 10 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 red onion


Step 1

Preheat oven to about 200°C.

Step 2

Cut up the onion and orange into wedges and set aside.

Step 3

In a bowl mix together the orange juice, zest, honey, pepper, salt and chilli. Whisk the mixture well.

Step 4

Spread the chicken drumsticks out in a non-stick or greased baking dish along with the orange and onion wedges.

Step 5

Pour the marinade on top, turning the drumsticks to coat them well in the marinade.

Step 6

Pop chicken in pre-heated oven for 25-30 minutes, basting once or twice with the juices and turning, until the chicken is golden and crisp. When pieced, the juice from the chicken should be clear. You’ll also notice the sauce will have thickened.

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