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Sweet Coconut Clove Chicken

This savoury slow cooker recipe is perfect for potlucks! It will fill your kitchen with its exotic, mouthwatering aromas.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 6 hours


14 skinless chicken drumsticks
½ cup light coconut milk
½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
½ cup demerara brown sugar
¼ tsp cloves, ground
3 tbsp tamari
2 tsp garlic, minced
2 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp water
¼ cup cilantro, fresh, minced

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.


  1. Add drumsticks to slow cooker.

  2. Combine remaining ingredients (except for cornstarch, water, and cilantro) and pour over chicken in slow cooker.

  3. Cover and cook on low 4-6 hours.

  4. To thicken sauce, mix cold water and cornstarch in small saucepan. Pour in pan juices from slow cooker and boil over medium heat until thickened.

  5. To serve place chicken on platter and garnish with minced cilantro. Serve sauce with chicken.

Nutrition Info

Per 200 g serving Amount
Protein26 g
Fat11 g
Saturated Fat5 g
Carbohydrate22 g
Sugar18 g
Cholesterol95 mg
Sodium480 mg
Per 200 g serving % Daily Value
Vitamin A2
Vitamin C8
Vitamin B625
Vitamin B1224