For grilling chicken, I wanted a marinade different from barbecue sauce, so I pulled out some honey and thyme. If you have time, let the chicken marinate awhile to boost flavor. —Noel Bigelow, Alexandria, Virginia
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- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 pounds)
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a small bowl, whisk oil, honey and garlic until blended. Sprinkle drumsticks with seasonings.
- Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat 15-20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°-175°, turning occasionally and brushing generously with honey mixture during the last 5 minutes. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Honey Thyme Grilled Chicken in Simple & Delicious June/July 2016
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.
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Reviewed Jul. 18, 2016
"This was a winner at my house. It was fast, easy, and everyone enjoyed it. Perfect for summer!"