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Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks with Mint Yoghurt Sauce & Mango Chutney

Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks with Mint Yoghurt Sauce & Mango Chutney

By: Lisa Guy

Zinc is known for its immune-boosting properties. It plays a vital role in the development and function of immune cells, helping to maintain a strong and healthy immune system. Adequate zinc intake from foods like chicken can aid in the prevention and management of infections and promote faster healing.



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  • 12 organic chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • ¼-½ tsp cayenne powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup Greek yoghurt
  • Juice & zest 1 large lime
  • ½ cup Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ tbsp finely chopped mint
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Fresh coriander or mint, lime wedges, mango chutney


  • Preheat your oven to 200°C.
  • Cut 2 knife marks into the tops of the drumsticks.
  • In a large bowl combine paprika, garam masala, turmeric, cumin, coriander, cayenne powder, sea salt, ginger, garlic, olive oil, yoghurt and lime.
  • Add chicken and toss so drumsticks are well coated. Cover and place in the fridge for 1 hour or overnight.
  • Bake your drumsticks for 45 mins until golden and cooked through. Turn after 20 mins
  • Combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Arrange drumsticks on a serving plate, top with fresh coriander and serve with mint yoghurt sauce.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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