Barbecued Chicken Legs

Fire up the barbecue and enjoy this spice-rubbed chicken!


April 2011 | By Melanie Jimenez
Barbecued Chicken Legs
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Main Ingredient

Poultry

Type

Main Dishes

Preparation Time

00:00:00


Date Published

April 2011

Summer is all about enjoying food outdoors. Fire up the barbecue and enjoy this spice-rubbed chicken! Serve this with Stovetop Beans with Bacon Bits on the side.

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Serves 6 to 8  Prep Time 15 minutes, plus 6 hours marinating time  Cooking Time 10 to 15 minutes

For the smoky rub mixture
2 tablespoons sweet paprika
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/22 tablespoons oil
8 chicken drumsticks

Make the smoky rub mixture: Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl, forming a paste.

2  Rub marinade all over chicken legs, carefully spreading some underneath the skin. Marinate chicken for 6 hours or overnight.

Grill drumsticks over medium-hot charcoal until juices run clear. Serve with Stovetop Beans with Bacon Bits on the side.

Cooking tip: You can also cook the chicken in the oven, on a rack, at 400ºF for 18 to 20 minutes.




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