Honey sesame chicken with Asian-flavoured slaw

Recipe: Honey sesame chicken with Asian-flavoured slaw


  • 8 (about 800g) skinless chicken lovely legs
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) yellow box honey
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 x 15g pkt sesame seeds
  • 1 bunch choy sum, washed, dried, trimmed, finely shredded
  • 1/4 green cabbage, hard core removed, finely shredded
  • 1 large (about 175g) carrot, peeled, coarsely grated
  • 185ml (3/4 cup) 99 per cent fat-free coleslaw dressing (Praise brand)


  1. Preheat oven to 230°C. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Use a small sharp knife to pierce the chicken legs several times on each side.
  2. Kids’ task: Combine the honey and soy sauce in a large, shallow glass or ceramic dish. Add the chicken and turn to coat. Set aside for 10 minutes to develop the flavours.
  3. Place chicken on prepared tray and reserve marinade. Bake chicken in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Turn and baste with the reserved marinade and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  4. Bake for a further 10 minutes or until brown and cooked through. Meanwhile, combine choy sum, cabbage and carrot in a bowl. Pour over coleslaw dressing and toss until just combined.
  5. Arrange the chicken on a serving platter and serve immediately with Asian-flavoured slaw.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: brunch

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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