Curried Apricot Chicken Drumsticks with Rice
You have lots of options with this mix between curried chicken and apricot chicken! We have served ours with the baked whole dried apricots, allowing them to be cut with a knife and fork and enjoyed with the rice. If you are serving this dish to children, you may wish to snip the apricots into quarters with a sharp pair of kitchen scissors before baking to make them easier to consume. Alternatively, just leave them out!
Recipe Tester Feedback: "A great twist on a family classic! This is a flavour-packed winter warmer!" - Channy
No: Gluten / Dairy / Egg / Nuts
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 1 hour
Can be frozen
- rice - 400g, long grain
- water - 800g, hot
- Apricot chicken:
- chicken drumsticks - 8, small
- onion - 1, peeled and halved
- olive oil - 20g
- curry powder - 1 Tbsp
- apricot nectar - 500g
- water - 100g
- dried apricot - 100g, whole
- Add chicken drumsticks (8) into steaming attachment lower dish.
- Place onion (1) into mixer bowl. Chop Speed 7 / 5 seconds. Scrape down sides.
- Add oil (20g) and curry powder (1 Tbsp). Program 5 minutes / 100C / Speed 2.
- Add apricot nectar (500g) and water (100g) to bowl. Set steaming attachment in place. Program 30 minutes / Steaming Temperature / Speed 2.
- Preheat oven to 180C.
- Add chicken drumsticks to a large casserole dish. Add the dried apricots (100g) and sauce over the top of the drumsticks before baking for 30 minutes. Keep an eye on your drumsticks and cover with aluminium foil if they look to be drying out.
- Before serving, commence cooking your rice. Place rice (400g) into internal steaming basket. Rinse thoroughly under water. Set into place.
- Pour hot water (800g) over the rice into the bowl. Program 22 minutes / 100C / Speed 3, measuring cap on. Optional: You can steam greens while cooking the rice. Add your favourite greens to the steaming attachment, raise the temperature to Steaming Temperature and reduce to Speed 2.
- Serve curried apricot chicken drumsticks alongside rice.