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Pickle Brined Drumsticks

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


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.


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