Vietnamese Chicken Drumsticks

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This Vietnamese chicken dish left me feeling warmed and super satisfied! It was also super easy to make when I was really busy with work and study. Just let the slow cooker do all the work!

Serves 4
Time  30 minsvietnamese chicken


For the Sauce:

  • 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger
  • 1/2 a bunch fresh coriander
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded
  • 10cm piece lemongrass
  • 1/2 C chives
  • 1 tsp ground coriander seeds
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • salt and pepper to season


  • 4 organic chicken legs.
  • 1/2 C bone broth
  • Suggested Veggies to serve:
    • steamed baby bok choyvietnamese chicken
    • sauteed zucchini, carrot and capsicum ribbons
    • cauliflower rice (if not following low FODMAP/Sibo protocol)


  1. Place all sauce ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until well combined.
  2. Pour the sauce and bone broth into your slow cooker, add the chicken legs and stir/mix to coat the chicken legs well with the sauce.
  3. Set your slow cooker on low and cook for ~5 hours.
  4. Serve with your preferred veggie suggestions above.


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