Honey-Lime Mopped Drumsticks

For a five-ingredient 25-minute entrée, try these grilled drumsticks with a flavorful sauce.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

8
chicken drumsticks
2
teaspoons garlic-pepper blend
3
tablespoons honey
3
tablespoons fresh lime juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Sprinkle chicken with garlic-pepper blend. In small bowl, stir honey and lime juice with whisk until blended; set aside.
  • 2 Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning frequently and brushing with honey mixture during last 10 minutes of cooking time, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (at least 165°F).
  • 3 Remove chicken from grill to serving plate; sprinkle with cilantro. Discard any remaining honey mixture.

Expert Tips

To broil the drumsticks, set oven control to broil. Place drumsticks on broiler pan. Broil with tops about 6 inches from heat 22 to 27 minutes, brushing with honey mixture during last 10 minutes.

Substitute agave nectar for the honey.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.