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Depending on where you live in the South, it may be 85° on January 1 or chilly. If it's the latter, our team says to "bundle up, and do it." The results of these chicken drumsticks are worth a brief shiver.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2008

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Melanie Clarke

Recipe Summary test

prep:
15 mins
chill:
4 hrs
grill:
25 mins
total:
4 hrs 40 mins
Yield:
Makes 12 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 7 ingredients. Rinse chicken, and pat dry; rub mixture over chicken. Place chicken in a zip-top plastic freezer bag. Seal bag, and chill 4 to 24 hours. Remove chicken from bag, discarding bag.

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  • Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, 20 to 25 minutes or until done, turning once. Garnish, if desired. Serve with White Barbecue Sauce.

  • Grilled Herbed Chicken Drumsticks: Substitute 10 to 12 drumsticks for drumettes. Proceed with recipe as directed, increasing grilling time to 25 to 30 minutes or until done, turning once. Makes 10-12 drumsticks. Prep: 15 min., Chill: 4 hr., Grill: 30 min.

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