Grilled chicken drumsticks scream summer – and everyone loves drummies! These handy meat sticks with handles are great for kids, outdoor parties, or even just to scarf alone on the couch after a long workout.

We love this recipe because it’s simple, and you can cook up a big batch to get you through several days.

Grill on!
Courtesy of The Domestic Man

Grilled Chicken Drumsticks Recipe
Easy and tasty grilled chicken drumsticks, grilled to perfection and topped with some of your favorite spices.
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  1. Chicken drumsticks
  2. salt and pepper to taste
  3. other seasonings as desired (paprika, cumin, taco seasoning, BBQ rub, curry powder, Borsari seasoning)
  1. 1. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels.
  2. 2. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper, and/or some other seasonings.
  3. 3. Preheat your grill on high heat. Place the drumsticks on one side of the grill and replace the cover. After a minute or two, turn off the heat below the chicken; leave the heat on the other side of the grill on high or med/high – you are looking for a grill temperature for 350-400 degrees. Let the chicken cook for 30 minutes and turn them over (also rotate the drumsticks to the opposite end - now facing the hot part of the grill).
  4. 4. If you’re up for it, this would be a good time to brush on a little melted butter/ghee on the drumsticks. It adds an extra layer of richness to the chicken, but it’s not altogether necessary: the chicken’s fat does a great job on its own.
  5. 5. Let it cook for another 15 minutes and then check its temp with a meat thermometer (you’re looking for 165 degrees). If it’s not there yet, just keep checking it every ten minutes.
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