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BBQ Chicken Legs on Grill
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Grilled BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Delicious Grilled BBQ Chicken Drumsticks are perfect for your cookouts, barbecues and backyard parties! They are easy, flavorful and inexpensive! This easy grilled chicken leg recipe will be an instant hit and a favorite you'll come back to all summer long!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Marinating1 hr
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken drumsticks, Chicken Legs
Servings: 8
Calories: 185kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 2 lb chicken legs

BBQ Marinade

  • 1/2 c. bbq sauce
  • 1/4 c. grape jelly
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  • In a large bowl whisk the BBQ sauce, grape jelly, garlic and black pepper.
  • Place chicken legs in gallon resealable plastic bag. Pour half of BBQ marinade over chicken legs. Remove air from bag. Marinated for at least one hour up to overnight.
  • Store remaining marinade in an airtight container in the fridge.
  • Preheat grill to 350 degrees. Place chicken legs on grill and base with some of the reserved BBQ marinade. Grill for 30 minutes, rotating every 10 minutes and basting or until they reach an internal temperature of 185-190 degrees F.


Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 171mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.6mg