• Erik

Pickle Brined Drumsticks


Here is a unique way to brine your Chicken Drumsticks that will keep them juicy and full of flavor.



Ingredients:


Chicken Drumsticks (any Chicken pieces will work)

Pickle Juice (enough to cover chicken)

2 Tablespoons of Salt

1 Tablespoon of Black Pepper

1 Tablespoon of Brown Sugar

11/2 Tablespoon of Cayenne Pepper



Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Pour over Chicken Drumsticks and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.



Next rinse Drumsticks off with cold water to remove any pickle juice. Apply a lite coating of Salt and Black Pepper.



Cook on a grill or smoker at 275 degrees. Add your favorite wood if you want a smokey flavor. Turn over Drumsticks after 30 minutes and continue cooking until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.



Apply your favorite BBQ Sauce during the last 10-15 minutes of cooking to caramelize the sauce.


Watch my video below to see the whole process step by step.