Grilled Spicy Chipotle Barbecue Turkey Drumsticks

Grilled Spicy Chipotle Barbecue Turkey Drumsticks

Apricot preserves balances the spicy taste of chipotle chile in a delicious basting sauce.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

1
tablespoon finely chopped onion
2
teaspoons water
1/4
cup barbecue sauce
2
tablespoons apricot preserves
1
teaspoon chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can)
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
turkey drumsticks (8 oz each)
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 1-quart saucepan, cook onion and water over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender. Stir in barbecue sauce, preserves, chile and salt. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Reserve 3 tablespoons sauce.
  2. Cover and grill drumsticks over medium-low heat 25 to 30 minutes, turning frequently and brushing with sauce during last 5 minutes, until juice of turkey is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F).
  3. Serve drumsticks with reserved 3 tablespoons sauce.
Makes 2 servings
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Kitchen Tips
Turkey drumsticks come in various weights, so try to purchase two at close to the same weight. If the drumsticks are larger, you will need to grill them longer.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 560mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.