Drum up appetites
Give these spicy chicken drumsticks a whirl for dinner
MIX up your week with these flavoursome chicken drumsticks infused with Middle Eastern spices and served with a spiced tomato salad.
Sumac chicken drumsticks with spiced tomato salad
Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: ◗ 1 tbs ground cumin ◗ 1 tbs sumac ◗ 1⁄ tsp 2 ground cardamom ◗ 1 tsp ground turmeric ◗ 2 garlic cloves, crushed ◗ 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil ◗ 2 tbs fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped ◗ 8 chicken drumsticks ◗ 1⁄ cup hummus, to serve ◗ 4 Lebanese bread rounds, to 2 serve. Spiced tomato salad: ◗ 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves ◗ 1⁄ cup fresh coriander leaves ◗ 5 vine-ripened 2 tomatoes, chopped ◗ 1⁄ red onion, thinly sliced ◗ 1 tsp 2 ground cumin ◗ 2 tbs red wine vinegar ◗ 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil METHOD: Combine cumin, sumac, cardamom, turmeric, garlic, oil and parsley in a large bowl. Add chicken. Turn to coat. Cover. Refrigerate for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 180 degrees or 160 fan-forced. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Place chicken on prepared tray. Bake for 40 minutes or until chicken is golden and cooked through. Meanwhile, make spiced tomato salad: place parsley, coriander, tomato, onion, cumin, vinegar and oil in a bowl. Toss well to combine. Place hummus in a microwave-safe dish. Microwave on high (100%) for 40 seconds or until just warmed through. Serve chicken with tomato salad, bread and hummus. Author: Heidi Flett Image credit: Guy Bailey