Sticky chicken for the braai

A simple orange and cumin infused basting add zing to chicken drumsticks.
 
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Recipe from: 12 November 2010
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 45 mins
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 1
    packet of chicken drumsticks
  • 1
    packet of chicken wings
  • 250
    ml
    heinz tomato sauce
  • 125
    ml
    worcestershire sauce
  • Juice and grated rind of 2 oranges
  • 125
    ml
    honey
  • 2
    ml
    ground cumin seeds
  • Freshly ground black pepper
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Method

 
For the chicken:

Par boil the chicken in vegetable stock.

For the basting:

Combine the basting ingredients together. Mix the chicken and 3/4 of the basting sauce, reserve the rest for basting while braaing.

Braai until chicken is cooked through completely, sticky and slightly charred - basting all the while.

You can roast the chicken in a 200 degree preheated oven for +- 30 minutes.

For the steamed veggies:

Add all the above ingredients onto a large piece of foil and fold into a tightly secured parcel. Place over the hot fire for +- 10 - 15 minutes or until al dente.

Reprinted with permission of Bits of Carey.
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