Coca-cola chicken drumettes

made by Helen
made by Helen

To Marinade:
22 chicken drummettes
80-100 ml apple cider vinegar
2 Tbs red wine vinegar
1 can coca cola
6 Tbs chili powder
4 Tbs ground black pepper
2 Tbs manuka honey
1 Tbs ground cinnamon
1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
2 Tsp sweet paprika
2 Tsp cumin
a pinch of salt
spray olive oil

Put the drumettes in to double plastic bag with the marinade. Move the drumettes around in the bag until they are well marinade for 4 -8 hrs, during the time; toss drumettes in bag to marinade.

Pre heat oven 200 deg. Line a baking sheet, double layer aluminum foil on tray and spray some olive oil. Then place drumettes. Bake for about an hour uncovered, until the drumettes are tender and has a nice char color. Serve with rice and sweet and sour tau foo with vegetables or as appertiser with sweet chili sauce.

(Note recipes for sweet and sour tau foo with vegetables can be found in rice/mushroom/world menu category and sweet chili sauce can be found in Coca cola BBQ ribs under meat catogery).


Chicken roulade with currants, pinenuts and tomatoes chutney – recreated from master chef

Omited beetroot and pumpkin in my recreated chicken roulade.
Omitted beetroot, chicken skin and pumpkin in my recreated chicken roulade. Use tomatoes chutney instead of pumpkin puree


2 chicken breasts, skinless
100 ml olive oil
400 g chicken bones
1 cup chicken stock
2 tablespoons butter
½ onion, peeled and finely chopped
½ apple, peeled and cut into 1 cm dice
2 tablespoons currants
½ teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
2 medium potatoes
salad mix of your choice or packet
salt and pepper, to taste
Tomatoes chutney from bottle or make your own.


Bring water to boil in slow-cooker.Preheat oven 180 deg.

For the jus, place 1 tablespoon olive oil and chicken bones in baking dish and place in the oven until brown, about 30 minutes. Transfer onto a saucepan and place on to stove top over a medium high heat. Add stock and 1 cup water and simmer until reduced to about 100 ml, about 30-40 minutes. Strain into a small saucepan and whisk in 1 tablespoon butter. Season and set aside, keeping warm.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft. Add apple, currants and cumin and cook until almost soft. Stir in pine nuts and set aside to cool.

Lay each chicken breast on a piece of plastic cling wrap. Gently flatten breast until 1 cm thick. Season each fillet with salt and pepper and divide pine nut mixture between fillets. Roll up chicken tightly to form a log. Wrap plastic cling wrap tightly around chicken several times and tie ends securely. Place roulade in slow cooker boiling water cook for 30 to 40 minutes or until chicken is cook. Remove from slow-cooker and allow to rest before slicing.

Meanwhile, bring a saucepan of salted water to the boil over high heat. Add potatoes and cook until almost tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, pat dry with paper towel and place potatoes in hot oil frying pan and cook until crisp, about 3 minutes. Remove from oil and drain on paper towel.

To serve, slice rested chicken and place on plate with fresh salad at the side. Add potatoes,and jus a little bit on chicken and salad. Top with tomatoes chutney on chicken as well as on salad.