Grilled Asian Chicken Drumsticks

Garlic, red pepper and soy sauce create the signature Asian flavors in this grilled chicken.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
8
chicken drumsticks (about 1 1/2 lb)
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except chicken; brush mixture over chicken.
  • 2 Place chicken, bone sides down, on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes. Turn chicken. Cover grill; cook 20 to 40 minutes longer, turning 2 or 3 times, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F).

Expert Tips

Use chicken thighs for the drumsticks.

Use 1 teaspoon of ready-to-use minced garlic that's available in jars in the produce section of your supermarket.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.