Grilled Chicken Drumsticks On A Gas Grill

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Need a little something to get you primed for the State Fair season? Grab a chicken drumstick and dig in.  We show you how to roast these off on the grill and finish them hot on the grill grate to get that crispy skin finish. Its’ like having the fairground food stand in your backyard.

Printable Recipe Here: Grilled Chicken Drumsticks

Chef Jason K. Morse, CEC  |  Ace Hardware Grill Expert  |  Owner, 5280 Culinary

Yield: 4 people

Prep time: 10 Minutes Prep – 4 Hours soak time

Cook time: 30 – 35 minutes cooking time

Finished Temp: 180˚internal temp


Cooking Directions

  • Place the chicken legs into a large mixing bowl, add the oil and season to taste with the Oink and Rub A Dub, Cover the bowl, place in the fridge and let soak for 4 hours
  • Ignite Weber Grill and adjust temp to 450˚
  • Open the chicken leg rack and lock into place
  • Place rack into the grill
  • Using Long tongs, Load chicken drumsticks and hang from the rack
  • Add the Weber Connect probe into the larger chicken drumstick, away from the bone
  • Close grill and let the temp level out at 450˚
  • Cook the chicken legs at 450˚on the rack until the internal temp reaches 155˚
  • Using tongs, carefully remove the legs from the rack and place onto the grill grate
  • Cook on the grill grate for 3 minutes to roast the skin
  • Leave in the Weber Connect probe
  • Baste the drumsticks and let glaze
  • Rotate the legs and baste all sides and allow to glaze
  • Continue this basting process on all sides
  • Cook to an internal temperature of 175 degrees
  • Remove from Grill and serve with extra basting sauce
  • Enjoy
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Published: 5/14/2020