Beer-Marinated Chicken Drumsticks
Yields: 5 servings
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 pounds chicken drumsticks
  • 1 (12-ounce) can beer
  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine salt, brown sugar, paprika, black pepper, and red pepper. Add oil and chicken. Seal bag, and shake until chicken is well coated. Pour beer into bag. Seal bag; refrigerate for at least 8 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Let stand at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Spray grill rack with nonflammable cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high heat (350° to 400°).
  4. Grill, covered, turning occasionally, until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 165°, about 30 minutes.
Recipe by Louisiana Cookin at