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Honey Garlic Chicken Drumsticks with Spinach, Avocado & Orange Salad

| 2 servings

Honey Garlic Chicken Drumsticks with Spinach, Avocado, and Orange S

This recipe has a fantastic mix of flavours – rich and sweet honey garlic chicken drumsticks paired with a refreshing and healthy spinach salad. It’s also one of our easiest recipes to make with only 30 minutes required.

A good option in both summer and winter, cook up this chicken drumstick and spinach salad recipe for a quick and delicious dinner!


  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C). Using a paper towel, lightly coat a baking dish with oil.

    ½ tsp extra virgin olive oil
  2. 2

    Add chicken to the dish, place in the oven, and bake for 10 minutes.

    1 ¼ lb | 0.570 kg chicken drumsticks
  3. 3

    Peel and mince garlic. In a small bowl, prepare sauce by mixing together ⅔ of the garlic (save the rest for dressing), soy sauce, honey, and parsley flakes. Set aside.

    3 cloves garlic 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp honey ½ tsp parsley flakes
  4. 4

    Wash, dry, and transfer spinach to a large bowl. Halve and pit avocado; scoop out, medium dice, and add to bowl. Wash, peel, and quarter orange. Slice 3 of the quarters (save 1 for the dressing) into wedges and add to bowl. Toss salad.

    ½ (5 oz | 142 g) pkg baby spinach 1 avocado 1 orange
  5. 5

    Remove dish from oven, pour honey garlic sauce over drumsticks and turn to coat. Return to oven and bake until cooked through, another 10-15 minutes.

  6. 6

    In a small bowl, prepare dressing by whisking together juice of remaining orange, remaining garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ⅛ tsp salt ⅛ tsp black pepper
  7. 7

    To serve, place drumsticks on a plate, add salad on the side, and drizzle with dressing. Enjoy!