Spicy Honey-Lime Grilled Drumsticks

Spicy Honey-lime Grilled Drumsticks Recipe

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Great recipe for that time of the month when you are "out of money", or on a budget! Still delicious!

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chicken drumsticks
1 tsp
1/4 tsp
vegetable cooking spray


1/4 c
1 medium
onion, diced (about 1 cup)
12 oz
bottle chili sauce
1/4 c
2 Tbsp
lime juice
1/4 tsp


fresh cilantro leaves
lime wedges

How to Make Spicy Honey-Lime Grilled Drumsticks


  • 1Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Let stand, covered, for 30 minutes.
  • 2Coat a cold cooking grate of grill with cooking spray, and place on grill. Preheat grill to 350 - 400°. Grill chicken, covered with lid, 5 to 10 minutes on each side or until browned. Reduce grill temperature to 250° to 300°; grill chicken, covered with lid, for 20 to 30 minutes. If using a charcoal grill, place charcoal to one side. Use the hot side for the first part of grilling and the empty side for the second part of grilling.
  • 3Meanwhile, prepare Spicy Honey-Lime Barbecue Sauce. Reserve 1 cup of the sauce.
  • 4Brush the chicken with the remaining barbecue sauce. Cover with grill lid and grill 10 more minutes or until done. Serve chicken with reserved barbecue sauce. Garnish, if desired.
  • 5For the sauce: Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; add onion, and saute 4 to 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in chili sauce, next 3 ingredients, and 1/3 cup water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 5 minutes. You can store this in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

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About Spicy Honey-Lime Grilled Drumsticks

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Low Carb

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