Chef Ben Ford seasons his chicken with a sweet-spicy rub before grilling and basting with his homemade barbecue sauce. Slideshow:  More Drumsticks Recipes 

Ben Ford
Ben Ford
June 2016

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Recipe Summary

total:
50 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients except the chicken, barbecue sauce and pickles. Rub the chicken all over with the spice mix.

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  • Set up a grill for direct and indirect cooking, then light the grill and oil the grate. Grill the chicken over moderately high heat, turning occasionally, until lightly charred all over, 8 to 10 minutes.

  • Move the chicken to indirect heat. Brush all over with the barbecue sauce. Cover and cook at 425°, basting and turning occasionally, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 165°, about 20 minutes. Transfer to a platter and serve with bread-and-butter pickles and the remaining barbecue sauce.

Notes

Use this Classic BBQ Sauce recipe.

Suggested Pairing

Juicy Zinfandel.

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