grilled chicken thighs and drumstick

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Chacha McGrael
from Dallas, TX

A very simple, delicious, and moist grilled chicken.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Fire up your grill because you're definitely going to want to try this delicious grilled chicken. The homemade BBQ sauce is full of flavor. The mustard, mixed with the other spices, gives the sauce the right amount of tang. You get a little kick from the hot sauce. Once grilled, the chicken is juicy and tender. You'll definitely be grabbing more than one piece of these grilled chicken thighs and drumsticks.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For grilled chicken thighs and drumstick

  • 2 1/2 to 3 lb
    bone-in chicken thighs and drumsticks (8 pieces)
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • vegetable oil, to oil grill
  • FOR THE BBQ SAUCE
  • 1/2 c
    prepared mustard
  • 1/4 c
    cider vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 to 2 Tbsp
    mustard powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    hot sauce (preferably tabasco)
  • 1/2 tsp
    Worcestershire sauce
  • 2
    garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated onion
  • 1/2 tsp
    Kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
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How To Make grilled chicken thighs and drumstick

  • 1
    In a bowl large enough to hold the chicken, whisk the mustard and mustard powder, vinegar, sugar, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, onion, butter, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • 2
    Season the chicken well with salt and pepper. Add to BBQ sauce. Toss until coated well. Let sit at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • 3
    Preheat an outdoor gas grill or charcoal grill to medium heat. Brush the grill grates generously with oil. Grill the chicken, covered, basting occasionally with the sauce, about 10 to 15 minutes per side.
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