Recipe: Lemongrass and Chilli Chicken Drumsticks

Nutrient-Rich Snack: Lemongrass Chicken Drumsticks for Balanced Energy

This is a great afternoon snack both on and off the Sugar Detox and protein option from phase 3 of the Metabolic Balance Program. Regular protein intake is important to keep your blood sugar balanced, to get into and stay in fat burning mode and to keep your energy levels up. These chicken drumsticks are perfect to have with some red capsicum and celery sicks. Low GI carbohydrate not refined carbohydrate snacks are one of the steps to improving your health and achieving long term weight loss.

Ingredients - serves 6 as a Snack

6 chicken drumsticks
2 tablespoons chopped lemongrass
3 kaffir lime leaves
1 tablespoon crushed garlic
Chilli to taste
Extra Virgin olive oil for cooking


1. Add extra virgin olive oil to the pan and heat. Then add drumsticks, kaffir lime leaves, garlic, chilli and lemongrass and turn down low until cooked through. Put a lid on the pan and turn regularly. Alternatively cook on the barbeque.

2. Serve warm or allow to cool and refrigerate for the perfect work or school snack.

Enhanced Nutritional Benefits

This Lemongrass Chicken Drumsticks Recipe aligns well with the principles of a Metabolic Balance Diet. A Metabolic Balance Diet is tailored to your individual metabolic needs and is designed to create a natural and healthy balance within your body, aiding in long-term weight loss and optimal well-being. It focuses on whole foods, each selected for its unique nutritional profile, and this recipe is a perfect example of a protein that adheres to this diet’s philosophy. The proteins and low GI carbohydrates in this snack ensure that your energy levels are maintained, and blood sugar is balanced, essential aspects of metabolic regulation.

Digestive Health and SIBO Diet

Moreover, for individuals suffering from Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), a condition affecting the small intestine, the components of this recipe can be a beneficial addition to a SIBO diet. A SIBO diet emphasises foods that are essential for gut health and aims to reduce symptoms by avoiding foods that are high in certain carbohydrates and fibres. This recipe, with its rich flavours and nutritional balance, ensures that you can enjoy a delicious snack without compromising your digestive health, offering a culinary delight that supports your well-being.

Incorporating Variety

Including a range of Metabolic Balance Recipes in your diet can lead to a more harmonious relationship with food, where meals are not just about eating but about nourishing the body. This Lemongrass Chicken Drumsticks Recipe is one of many that can be incorporated to add a variety of flavours and nutrients to your meals. It offers a fresh and tangy taste from the lemongrass and a spicy kick from the chilli, adding a burst of flavours to your healthy eating plan.

Metabolic Balance Program

If you're looking to further explore a nutritional approach that is in sync with your body’s needs, consider exploring my Metabolic Balance Program. This program provides a holistic approach to well-being and weight management, offering personalised plans, support, and a plethora of metabolic balance recipes to ensure your journey to better health is flavourful, diverse, and tailored to your unique needs. Explore the potential of a diet centered around your metabolic balance and embrace a healthier lifestyle. Click Metabolic Balance Program to learn more about the program and how it can benefit you in your quest for optimal health and wellness.

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