Honey mustard chicken with strawberry & asparagus salad

35 Min
pretty easy
4 People
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Sticky moist chicken drumsticks served with a fresh risoni, strawberry and asparagus salad. Drizzle with a healthy avocado dressing to complete the meal.

Gluten-friendly option: pasta is replaced with gluten free pasta
1. Set oven to 220°C. Combine 1 tbsp mustard, 1 tbsp oil, 2 tbsp soy sauce and 2 tbsp honey on a lined oven tray. Slash and add chicken, rub well to coat. Roast for 20-25 minutes, or until cooked through.

2. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and cook risoni according to packet instructions, or until al dente. Trim and halve asparagus lengthways. Add to cooking water for the last 2 minutes. Drain and rinse.

3. Blend avocado, 1/2 packet basil leaves, garlic, 1/2 tbsp lemon juice, 4 tbsp water and 2 tbsp olive oil until smooth using a small processor or stick mixer. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Trim and quarter strawberries, halve cherry tomatoes and cut carrots into thin rounds. Pick remaining basil leaves and tear if needed.

5. Toss risoni, asparagus, strawberries and cherry tomatoes with 1 tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper. Arrange on a serving platter.

6. Serve honey mustard chicken with strawberry salad. Drizzle with avocado dressing to taste.

Marinate drumsticks overnight for quicker cooking and more flavour!
We use dijon mustard for this recipe.

Gluten-friendly option: risoni is replaced with GF pasta
From your box:
chicken drumsticks 8

risoni pasta 1/2 packet (250g)
asparagus 1 bunch

avocado 1
basil 1 packet
garlic 1 clove
lemon 1/2

strawberries 1 punnet
cherry tomatoes 1 punnet
purple carrots 2

From your pantry:
olive + oil (for cooking), salt, pepper, honey, mustard (dijon or wholegrain), soy sauce