Old Fashioned Barbecued Chicken Drumsticks 

 Originally Written: July 7, 2009

By  Hanna Trafford

drumstick4Chicken drumsticks are an inexpensive and are always favourite – especially with kids. Try this recipe – chicken drumsticks smothered in homemade barbecue sauce.

Old Fashioned Barbecued Chicken Drumsticks:

1 cup of tomato sauce

1/3 cup of tomato paste

1/4 cup of packed brown sugar

1/4 cup of cider vinegar

1/4 cup of Dijon mustard

1 onion, chopped

3 cloves of garlic, minced

1 tablespoons of molasses

1 tablespoon of Cajun seasoning or chili powder

1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce

8 chicken drumsticks, skinned

In saucepan, bring tomato sauce, tomato paste, sugar, vinegar,mustard,onion,garlic, molasses, Cajun seasoning and Worcestershire sauce to boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low, simmer for 10 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes. Pour into blender; puree until smooth.

Place chicken on greased grill over medium heat. Close lid and grill, turning once, until juices run clear when chicken is pierced – about 30 minutes. Add to the bowl of barbecue sauce, toss to coat. Return chicken to grill; grill until slightly crusty but still saucy – about 5 minutes.

Serve with reserved sauce.

Hope you enjoy this Old-fashioned Barbecued Chicken recipe – your comments on how it turned out for you along with any suggestions or experiences are always welcomed!


Hanna Trafford

Hanna is the mother of two grown sons Dan and Dusan Nedelko, and is also the Grandmother to Jax, Cohen and Mila. She is the lead editor of Mama Knows and is hoping to create an exchange of communications with other grandmothers, mothers and daughters - giving everyone the opportunity to learn and share about everything that is "Mama"

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