Grilled Herb Chicken Drumsticks
Herb Chicken Drumstick Recipes

Grilled Herb Chicken Drumsticks

Fresh basil and garlic season these grilled chicken drumsticks.

20 min
03 hrs 50 min



1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves  

1/4 cup chopped green onions

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper


3 pounds chicken drumsticks


 *Substitute 4 teaspoons dried basil leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all marinade ingredients in large resealable plastic food bag; add chicken drumsticks. Tightly seal bag; turn bag several times to coat chicken well. Place bag into 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate, turning bag occasionally, at least 3 hours.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

  3. STEP 3

    Remove chicken from marinade. Place marinade in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until marinade comes to a boil; boil 1 minute.

  4. STEP 4

    Place chicken onto grill. Grill, turning and basting occasionally with marinade, 30-40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear when pierced with a fork. Discard remaining marinade.


19Fat (mg)
100Cholesterol (mg)
200Sodium (mg)
<1Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
30Protein (g)


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  November 26, 2011

I made this recipe and it was really good, i actually baked it. My family really did enjoy it. something simple but exciting.

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