Fruity Thai 7 spice infused chicken drumsticks 🍗

Succulent chicken drumsticks in a delicious Thai 7 spice marinade, grilled and boiled in a sticky, fruity honey and soy sauce glaze.

You will love this one!

Cooking time: 1 hour

(Serves 5)


(For 10 drumsticks)

(Chicken seasoning)

  • 1/2 red pepper
  •  1 stalk of spring onion
  • 1 whole red onion
  •  2 small garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon of Thai 7 spice (mine was homemade but you can get shop-bought)
  • 1 teaspoon of malt vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt    


  • 5 tablespoons reduced-salt soy sauce
  •  3 tablespoons of reduced sugar honey
  • Juice of 1 large orange
  • Chicken juices from cooked drumsticks
  • A shot of cornflour and water mixture
  • 1 tablespoon of Thai 7 spice
  • 1/2 a cup of water



  1. Clean the chicken with lemon and rinse off thoroughly.
  2. Prepare the Thai 7 spice chicken marinade. In a chopper blitz the red pepper, spring onion, red onion, garlic cloves, Thai 7 spice, malt vinegar and sea salt.IMG_6732
  3. Season the chicken with the marinade and grill on low heat.IMG_6738
  4. Prepare the sauce. In a pan add soy sauce, honey, orange juice squeezed, Thai 7 spice and water.
  5. Mix and let the sauce simmer for 15 mins. IMG_6746
  6. When the chicken is cooked, pour all the juices into the sauce.
  7. Then, add a shot of cornflour and water to thicken the sauce. Place the drumsticks into the sauce and let the drumsticks simmer. IMG_6771

And it’s complete!

The drumsticks tasted finger-licking good with fresh pomegranate and coriander salad. This would make a great appetiser for your family and friends!IMG_6769

Thank you for reading,

Lots of love,

Shanice Harris x


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