Following the Celebrity Operation Transformation food plan? Check out these zesty chicken drumsticks with a side salad from Week 3.


Portion calories: 370

  • 6 Chicken drumsticks

For the Marinade:

  • 1½ tbsp tomato ketchup or tomato purée
  • 1 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard 
  • 1 orange, juice and zest
  • Black pepper, to taste

Side salad: 

  • 25g spinach leaves
  • 25g mixed greens
  • 50g cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced


  1. Mix all the marinade ingredients together in a large bowl and season well with pepper.
  2. Place the chicken drumsticks into the bowl and stir around until all the drumsticks are coated with the sauce.
  3. Cover the bowl with cling film and place on the bottom shelf of the fridge to marinate for at least a couple of hours.
  4. Place drumsticks on baking tray and in cook in a pre-heated oven at 190ºC/170ºC for 25-30 mins until cooked through
  5. In a large salad bowl, add the mixed greens, spinach leaves, cherry tomatoes, cucumber and toss.
  6. Serve chicken drumsticks with salad