Chicken drumsticks

£6.45 / 700g
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Family friendly and full of flavour, you won’t go wrong with our organic chicken drumsticks. We trim them by hand in our own butchery, so they’re ready to cook, no prep needed. Fantastic marinated in spices on the barbecue. Organic and truly free range, these birds spending their time grazing freely outdoors - resulting in tender, really tasty meat.

Approximately 6 chicken drumsticks per pack.

Delivered in insulated packaging to keep cool on your doorstep. Minimum meat order £15 to cover the cost of the packaging.

Organic chicken legs are the perfect substitute for the original farmyard cockerel in coq au vin
- Ben Watson

How to prepare

Leg meat is arguably tastier than breast meat but requires more cooking time to tenderize. Season, oil and roast at 200˚C/Gas 6 for 15-20 mins, until the skin has started to colour nicely. Drop the heat to 180˚C/Gas 4 and cook for a further 30 mins, at least. They like a bit of water, wine or stock in the tray to help them along, and are cooked when the meat easily separates from the bone. You can grill or BBQ them in slightly less time: cut deep slashes into the flesh to help the heat penetrate, then cook for 30-40 mins on a moderate heat, nothing too fierce.

Storage

Keep in the fridge below 5˚C. If you’re not going to eat it within a day or two, freeze your meat as soon as possible and always within the use by date. Once frozen, use within a month. Use on the day of defrosting.

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