Beer-Brined Chicken Drummies

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 9 hr 0 min
  • Servings 8
Beer-Brined Chicken Drummies

Ingredients

Brine and Chicken

2
cups water
2
tablespoons kosher (coarse) salt
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
cans or bottles (12 oz each) beer or nonalcoholic beer, chilled
24
chicken wing drummettes (3 lb)

Rub

3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
3
teaspoons salt
2
teaspoons garlic powder
3/4
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons vegetable oil

Steps

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  • 1
    In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix water, 2 tablespoons kosher salt, 2 tablespoons brown sugar and the beer. Add drummettes. Seal bag; place in large bowl. Refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 375F°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil. Remove chicken from brine; discard brine. Rinse chicken thoroughly with cool water and pat dry with paper towels. Place chicken in pan.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix 3 tablespoons brown sugar, 3 teaspoons salt, the garlic powder and pepper. Brush oil over chicken. Sprinkle with rub mixture.
  • 4
    Bake uncovered 45 to 55 minutes, turning after 25 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in center.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • You can use regular chicken wings instead of drummettes, if you prefer.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (3 Drummies)
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
22%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
1030mg
43%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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