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Tequila-Honey-Lime Marinated Drumsticks

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 15 mins Marinate 4 hrs Grill 50 mins
Tequila-Honey-Lime Marinated Drumsticks
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup  blue agave tequila
  • 1/2  cup  untoasted walnut oil
  • 1/2  cup  honey
  • 2 - 3  limes (1 tsp. finely shredded peel plus 1/4 cup juice)
  • 1  teaspoon  kosher salt
  •  Optional add-ins: 2 cloves garlic, minced; 1/2 tsp. ground cumin; 2 shallots, minced
  • 12  chicken drumsticks
  •  Lime and/or orange slices
  •  Fresh cilantro
Directions

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 274,
  • Fat, total (g) 15,
  • chol. (mg) 118,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 4,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 5,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 4,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 28,
  • vit. A (IU) 243,
  • vit. C (mg) 8,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 8,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 243,
  • Potassium (mg) 318,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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