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Molasses-Barbecued Chicken Drumsticks

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These molasses-barbecued chicken drumsticks have a delightful kick thanks to the horseradish, chili sauce and spicy vegetable juice.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup spicy-hot vegetable juice
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce (such as Heinz)
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 8 chicken drumsticks, skinned (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 142
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 18.6 g
  • carbohydrate 6.8 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 60 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 249 mg
  • calcium 24 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. Combine vegetable juice and next 6 ingredients (juice through garlic) in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

  3. Place the chicken on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill for 30 minutes or until done, turning frequently. Baste the chicken frequently with sauce after 15 minutes. Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 drumsticks).