Jerk-spiced Chicken Drumsticks

  • Type : Dinner

Made using the Lakeland 6L Slow Cookernutritional count per serving  30.1g total fat (7.6g saturated fat); 1831kJ (438 cal); 8.2g carbohydrate; 33.9g protein; 0.9g fibreprep & cook time 4 hours 30 minutes 


  • 2 tbsp olive oil 
  • chicken drumsticks 
  • spring onions chopped coarsely
  • 20g fresh ginger 
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground allspice 
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • fresh long green chillies chopped coarsely
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper 
  • cloves of garlic crushed
  • 3 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme 
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar 
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar 
  • 2 tbsp orange juice 


  1. Heat half the oil in large frying pan; cook chicken, turning, until browned all over. Place chicken in the slow cooker.
  2. Meanwhile, process onion, ginger, spices, chilli, pepper, garlic, thyme and remaining oil until finely chopped. Add sugar, vinegar and juice; process until smooth. Pour paste over chicken. Cook, covered, on low for 4 hours. Season to taste.
  3. Serve chicken with sauce, a sprinkle of thyme, steamed green beans, rice and lime wedges.
  4. TIPSuitable to freeze at the end of step 2.