Molasses-Barbecued Chicken Drumsticks

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


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Nutritional 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


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


Prepare grill.

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.

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).