Recipes and Cooking Tequila-Honey-Lime Marinated Drumsticks 4.1 (8) Add your rating & review A simple marinade adds amazing flavor to the grilled chicken in this quick and easy dinner. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 1, 2009 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 15 mins Marinate Time: 4 hrs Grill Time: 50 mins Total Time: 5 hrs 5 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup blue agave tequila ½ cup untoasted walnut oil ½ 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 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 274 Calories 15g Fat 4g Carbs 28g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 274 % Daily Value * Total Fat 15g 19% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 118mg 39% Sodium 243mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 4g 1% Total Sugars 3g Protein 28g Vitamin C 7.7mg 39% Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 318mg 7% Folate, total 16.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.5mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.