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Honey Thyme Grilled Chicken

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
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 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.
  • Lightly oil grill rack with cooking oil. 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.
Nutrition Facts
2 chicken drumsticks: 418 calories, 26g fat (5g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 531mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein.

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