Slimming World’s green curry chicken drumsticks recipe

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10 min


25 min

Give the ultimate picnic food a Thai twist by serving up these spicy-coated chicken legs at your next barbecue or picnic, they’re sure to be a hit. This healthy Slimming World recipe lets you enjoy classic finger-food, guilt-free.


  • 8 large, skinless chicken drumsticks
  • 150g fat free natural yogurt
  • 1 tbsp mild curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 5 tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • 5 tbsp finely chopped mint
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • With a sharp knife, make a few cuts in the flesh of each drumstick.

  • Place the remaining ingredients in a food processor and blend until fairly smooth. Transfer to a wide ceramic bowl and season to taste.

  • Add the drumsticks to the marinade, rubbing the mixture well into the meat.

  • If you have time, cover and chill for 1-2 hours or overnight if time permits.

  • Remove the drumsticks from the marinade, shaking off the excess. Cook them on the barbecue for 20-25 minutes, turning occasionally, until cooked through. Serve warm or cold.

Top tip for making Slimming World’s green curry chicken drumsticks

Alternatively, roast the drumsticks in a preheated oven at 180°C/ 350°C/Gas Mark 4 for 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Or cook under a preheated hot grill for 15-20 minutes.

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