18 Aug

Chicken drumsticks with green olives & balsamic vinegar

Recipe by Dixie Elliott,
Photo by John Paul Urizar,

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 12 chicken drumsticks.
  • 200g green olives drained.
  • 2 large lemons.
  • 2/3 cup balsamic vinegar.
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed.
  • roasted chat potatoes.


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C./390°F and grease a roasting pan.
  2. Arrange drumsticks in a single layer in pan then top with olives.
  3. Cut 1 lemon into thin wedges and place between drumsticks.
  4. Juice remaining lemon. Combine 1/4 cup lemon juice, vinegar, oil, garlic and salt and pepper in a jug, then pour over drumsticks.
  5. Roast drumsticks for 45 to 50 minutes or until cooked through. Serve with potatoes.

Notes & tips:

  • To freeze: Place drumsticks in a single layer in airtight containers. Freeze for up to 6 weeks.
  • To reheat: Thaw in the fridge overnight. Microwave, covered, on MEDIUM (50%) for 3 to 5 minutes or until hot.

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