Tequila-Honey-Lime Marinated Drumsticks
cup blue agave tequila
cup untoasted walnut oil
limes (1 tsp. finely shredded peel plus 1/4 cup juice)
teaspoon kosher salt
Optional add-ins: 2 cloves garlic, minced; 1/2 tsp. ground cumin; 2 shallots, minced
Lime and/or orange slices
- For marinade, in bowl whisk together tequila and oil. Whisk in honey, lime juice, peel, salt, and desired add-ins. Cover and refrigerate marinade up to 2 days.
- Place drumsticks in a self-sealing plastic bag set in shallow dish. Add marinade; seal. Refrigerate 4 to 8 hours, turning occasionally. Drain; discard marinade.
- For charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around drip pan. Grill drumsticks 50 to 60 minutes over drip pan, covered, until chicken is no longer pink (180 degrees F), turning once halfway. (For gas, heat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Adjust for indirect cooking. Grill as above.) Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts(Tequila-Honey-Lime Marinated Drumsticks)
- Per serving:
- 274 kcal cal.,
- 15 g fat
- (4 g sat. fat,
- 4 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 5 g monounsatured fat),
- 118 mg chol.,
- 243 mg sodium,
- 4 g carb.,
- 0 g fiber,
- 3 g sugar,
- 28 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet