Recipes of Kurt Dixon

Registered dietitian

Body Refined, a Health & Wellness practice

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Honey Tequila Lime Chicken Drumsticks

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Total time
45 minutes
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Preparation time
15 minutes
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Portions
12

Grab that bottle of tequila sitting in your cabinet, get some limes, honey, and fresh cilantro and make these honey tequila lime chicken drumsticks asap.

Ingredients
or3 pounds chicken drumsticks (about 12 drumsticks)
or1/2 cup tequila
or1/2 cup fresh lime juice
or1/4 cup olive oil
or1 teaspoon paprika
or1 clove garlic, minced
or3 tablespoons chopped cilantro + 2 tablespoons (divided)
or2 tablespoons raw honey (actual raw honey with honeycomb, i.e. from a farm or dutch market)
Preparation
1.
Wash and pat dry the chicken drumsticks
2.
Combine the tequila, lime juice, olive oil, paprika, garlic, and cilantro and pour into a large freezer bag. Add the chicken drumsticks and keep the bag into the refrigerator overnight
3.
Place the drumsticks on the grill over medium/high heat (roughly 400 degrees) and let cook for 10 minutes
4.
As the chicken is cooking, microwave the honey for 10 seconds (if it is in a solid state)
5.
Flip the drumsticks after the 10 minute mark, then brush the honey on the cooked side of the chicken. Let cook an additional 10 minutes then brush honey on the other side of the cooked chicken
6.
Garnish with an additional 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer drumstick (141 g)% DRI
Energy152 kcal215 kcal11 %
Fat8 g12 g18 %
Fatty acids, total saturated2 g3 g13 %
Cholesterol81 mg115 mg38 %
Sodium65 mg92 mg4 %
Carbohydrate4 g5 g2 %
Sugars2 g3 gremove
Fiber0 g0 g1 %
Protein15 g21 gremove