Sticky Chicken Drumsticks and Veggie Egg Fried Rice on Ireland AM-Friday night “Fakeaway”

Watch the clip here, recipe below.

Sticky Chicken Drumsticks


These drumsticks are always an absolute winner with kids and adults alike.


(Serves 4)




16 Chicken drumsticks

2 tablespoons of soy sauce

2 tablespoons of honey

½ a teaspoon of paprika

½ a teaspoon of ground coriander

1 clove of garlic, minced

1 thumb sized piece of ginger, grated

Optional Garnishes:

2 tsp Sesame seeds, toasted on a dry pan

Coriander leaves




  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4.
  2. Combine the soy sauce, honey, paprika, coriander garlic & ginger in a bowl.
  3. Score the skin of the chicken thighs a couple of times and place in an oven proof dish.  Pour the marinade over, ensuring all the chicken pieces are coated.   Cook in the oven for 30 mins, turning in the marinade about half way through.
  4. Check the drumsticks are cooked through and sprinkle the garnish over before serving.


Vegetable Egg Fried Rice

(Serves 4)



1 tsp rapeseed or groundnut oil

3 cups leftover, cooled rice

2 eggs, whisked 

Selection of Veg such as courgette, mange tout, baby corn, sugar snaps, peppers, frozen peas, frozen edamame, sliced into bitesize pieces. 

Fresh Coriander to serve

A drizzle of sesame oil & Soy sauce



Place the rapeseed oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Toss the veggies in and cook for a minute or two. 

Add the rice and stir fry everything together for another minute or two then add the eggs, stirring all the time.

When the eggs are set around the rice season with the sesame oil and soy sauce and garnish with the coriander to serve.


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