Sweet & Spicy Grilled Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

whiskeyandwings July 20, 2017 0
Sweet & Spicy Grilled Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Ingredients

Marinade
  • 1 orange
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 dried Thai or Sichuan peppers
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • tablespoons grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon neutral oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce

Chicken

  • 10-12 chicken drumsticks
  • prepared marinade
Garnish
  • sliced limes
  • cilantro
  • sliced chili peppers

Instructions

Marinade
  1. Zest and juice the orange.

  2. Place the orange  juice and zest in a blender along with the rest of the marinade ingredients.

  3. Blend the ingredients until a smooth marinade forms.

Grilled Chicken Legs
  1. Combine the marinade and chicken legs in a large zip top bag and marinate at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

  2. Grill over indirect heat, basting the chicken every 7-10 minutes.

  3. When the chicken is almost done (around 140-150 F) stop basting the chicken.

  4. Move the chicken legs over direct heat until it reaches 165F

Serving
  1. Serve chicken on a platter and garnish with limes, cilantro and chili peppers.

 

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