This fun drumstick and slaw recipe is a great way to balance your protein with vitamins and minerals.
The chicken keeps the protein to energy ratio high for a satisfying meal while adding phosphorus, B3, B5, B6 and choline.
One serve provides 368 calories, 37 g protein, 12 g fat, 21 g of net carbs and P:E = 1.1.
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 2 medium (120 g/4.3 oz approx.) chicken drumsticks (skin on)
- 4 tbsp coconut aminos
- 1 clove of garlic, crushed
- 100 g (3.5 oz) cabbage or Brussels sprouts, chopped finely
- 50 g (1.75 oz) radish, sliced or chopped
- A sprig of parsley, chopped
- Juice of half a lemon
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- Pre-heat oven to 180°C/360°F.
- Place chicken on a baking tray and bake for 20 minutes.
- Turn and bake a further 20 minutes.
- Pour on the tamari sauce and add the garlic, turn the chicken to coat in sauce and garlic.
- Turn up the heat to 200°C/400° F (fan bake).
- Return chicken to the oven for a further 5 minutes on each side or until golden and crispy.
- In the meantime, chop all your vegetables and toss them together in lemon juice and salt.
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