Orange Drumstickles

Morcash Sweat

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@Morcash

Gordon Ramsey made a Lemon Sticky Chicken on a web video. After watching him, my husband and I made up our version with an orange twist.
This chicken was scrumptous!


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Prep:

2 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Barbecue

Ingredients

CHICKEN LEGS:

1
family pack of chicken legs

MARINADE:

2
juice of 2 freshly squeezed oranges to = 1 cup juice
reserve zest of 1 orange
1 c
soy sauce
1 c
apple cider vinegar
1/2 c
lite karo syrup
1/4 c
worchestershire
2/3 c
peanut oil

SAUCE:

2 Tbsp
butter
1 tsp
ancho chili powder
1 tsp
thyme leaves
1/4 tsp
ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
tubinado sugar
1 c
apple cider vinegar
12 oz
bottle chili sauce
2
squeezed oranges to = 1/3 cup of juice
3/4 c
lite karo syrup
1/4 c
tupelo honey

RUB:

4 Tbsp
sweet paprika
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
sweet basil
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
ancho chili powder
1 Tbsp
turbinado sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut meat off lower portion of leg and cut smaller knuckle off cleaning to expose leg bone. Chicken leg should look like a large popsicle on a stick.
2
Marinate chicken legs for 2 hours in marinade. Prepare sauce while chicken is left to marinate.
3
Once the 2 hour marinade is done, sprinkle rub on chicken. Bake chicken in oven or put on smoker at 300 degrees for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, baste chicken with drippings and some melted butter if chicken looks dry. Turn chicken over and return to oven or smoker and cook until internal temperature is 165 degrees.
4
Now slather chicken with sauce and continue cooking another 15 minutes to set the sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American