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PAWPAW AND SESAME-CRUSTED CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS

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August 28, 2017

The tropical and exotic flavour of pawpaw will add a new depth to your grilled chicken. The natural sugars create a sweet and sticky marinade. This recipe can be prepared in under an hour. Serve with peas and sweet potato chips.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients

1 large garlic clove, peeled

3 ml salt

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp ground cumin

2 tbsp honey

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

1 large paw paw, peeled, deseeded and diced

50 g melted butter

50 ml white sesame seeds

8 chicken drumsticks

Directions

1Preheat the oven to 200°C.

2Place all the ingredients except the chicken and sesame seeds into a food processor and blend until smooth.

3Mix the marinade, sesame seeds and chicken together.

4Place the chicken onto a lined roasting tray.

5Cook the chicken for 40-50 minutes until the chicken is golden brown and sticky.

6Serve with peas and sweet potato chips.

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