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Grilled Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks

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Total Time

22 m

Prep 10 m

Cook 12 m

Description

The crispy skin, and delightful herb taste will make this recipe a staple for the whole of the grilling season. This is also an easy recipe to adjust up and make for a crowd- just in time for the holiday weekend!

 

Yield

4 servings

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Total Time

22 m

Prep 10 m

Cook 12 m

Yield
  • Yields: 4 servings
Ingredients

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  • 1 vitamin E capsule
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1/4 tsp(s) sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp(s) ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp(s) oregano
  • 1 tsp(s) herbs de provence
  • 4 pieces of bone-in, skin-on chicken, (thighs and/or drumsticks)
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Directions
  1. Pierce the vitamin E capsule and combine with the garlic. Rub over the chicken skin, thoroughly covering all sides.
  2. Combine the salt, pepper, oregano, and herbs de Provence in a small bowl. Sprinkle the mixture over the chicken, thoroughly coating all sides of each piece.
  3. Cover and let marinate for about 5 minutes.
  4. Preheat the grill while the chicken is marinating.
  5. Place drumsticks on the grill first, as they take slightly longer to cook. Grill for 5 minutes then add the thighs, skin side down, and grill for 5 minutes before turning. Turn chicken (drumsticks and thighs) and finish cooking to an internal temperature of 165°F, about 7 more minutes.

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References

[1] http://www.denvernaturopathic.com/barbecueandCherries.htm

Source: Lani Jacobs-Banner

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