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Spicy Turkey Legs

 Spicy Turkey Legs
Your guests are sure to get a kick out of these flavorful turkey legs. For less spicy flavor, reduce the amount of hot sauce and inject 1/2 ounce into each leg. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours


  • 2/3 cup Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 5 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, optional
  • 6 turkey drumsticks (1 pound each)


  • In a small bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients; set aside 1/4 cup
  • for basting. Draw remaining marinade into a flavor injector. In
  • several areas of each drumstick, inject a total of 2 tablespoons (or
  • 1 oz.) of marinade into the meat while slowly pulling out the
  • needle.
  • Place drumsticks on a foil-lined 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  • Cover and bake at 375° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 45-55
  • minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 180°, basting
  • occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 6 servings.

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Editor's Note: Flavor injectors can be found in the outdoor cooking section of your favorite home or cooking store or through numerous internet sources.