Grilled Lemon & Garlic Chicken

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tsp salt 5 mL
  • 5 lemons, 3 juiced, 2 cut in half
  • 3 tbsp Sensations by Compliments Pure 100% Olive Oil 45 mL
  • 1 tbsp Sensations by Compliments Roasted Garlic Seasoning Paste 15 mL
  • 4 sprigs fresh Compliments Thyme, divided
  • pepper to taste

Directions

  • Step 1

    Place drumsticks in a heatproof baking dish and salt drumsticks on all sides. Chill for 10 min. or up to 12 hours.

  • Step 2

    Preheat grill to medium-high. In a saucepan, mix together lemon juice, olive oil, garlic paste and leaves from 2 sprigs of thyme. Heat mixture until it starts to simmer, 1 to 2 min. Remove from heat, pour half the sauce over drumsticks and reserve remaining half in saucepan. Set saucepan aside. Turn drumsticks to coat.

  • Step 3

    Place drumsticks on grill and cook, 2 min. then turn over and cook 2 min. longer. Reduce heat to low and cook drumsticks 20 to 25 min., turning 2 or 3 times.

  • Step 4

    Set lemon halves, cut side down, on grill. Use barbecue tongs and dunk grilled drumsticks in reserved sauce, coating all sides. Return chicken to grill and cook until done, about 5 min. Transfer to a serving platter. Garnish with grilled lemons and remaining thyme sprigs.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description ¼ of the recipe
  • Calories 320
  • Fat 23 g
  • Saturated Fat 5 g
  • Carbs 6 g
  • Protein 22 g
  • Cholesterol 95 mg
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 50 mg