We all know how healthy turkey is, but most of us only enjoy it at Christmas. Celebrity chef Christine Manfield will chance your mind with this succulent, tender turkey in an aromatic spiced curry sauce.

Serves 4

2 brown onions, finely sliced

6 garlic clove, chopped

1 tbsp minced ginger

2 long red chillies, finely chopped

4 tbsp red curry paste

1 tbsp minced lemongrass

1 litre coconut cream

1200ml chicken stock

2 tbsp oyster sauce

2 tbsp palm sugar

4 turkey drumsticks

1 kg potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks

Fish sauce

Saute onion, garlic, ginger and chilli in oil until softened, about 5-6 mins.

Add curry paste, lemongrass and cook for 3 mins, then add coconut cream. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 mins.

Add stock, oyster sauce and palm sugar and bring back to boil.

Add turkey drumsticks and potato, reduce heat to gentle simmer and cook for 1 hour until meat and potatoes are tender.

Add fish sauce and taste – adjust if necessary.

Remove from heat and cool slightly. Remove drumsticks from sauce and remove meat from bones and cut into large chunks. Discard bones.

Return meat to sauce, add herbs and serve with steamed jasmine rice.

Are you a fan of turkey or is it a ‘Christmas meat’ to you?