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Three garlic parmesan chicken drumsticks on a wooden platter perfectly cooked! If you're hungry these are ready to be devoured!
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Garlic Parmesan Chicken Legs

Delicious Garlic Parmesan Chicken Legs on the Grill are perfect for your cookouts, barbecues and backyard parties! These grilled chicken legs are coated with savory garlic and cheesy parmesan goodness! This easy meal will be an instant hit at your next cookout or party. Drumsticks are easy to grill, flavorful and inexpensive! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken, Chicken Leg, Drumstick, Garlic, Parmesan
Servings: 8
Calories: 405kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 2.5 lb chicken drumsticks
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3/4 c. butter melted
  • 8 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley minced
  • 1/2 c. parmesan cheese shredded


  • Preheat grill to 350-400 degrees F.
  • Brush chicken legs with olive oil. 
  • In a small bowl combine salt, garlic powder and black pepper. Rub into chicken legs. 
  • Place chicken legs on grill for 30 minutes rotating every 10 minutes, or until they reach an internal temperature of 185-190 degrees F.
  • While chicken legs are grilling combine butter, garlic, parsley and parmesan cheese in large mixing bowl. When chicken legs are fully cooked place in bowl and toss to coat. Remove and serve immediately.


Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 713mg | Potassium: 252mg | Vitamin A: 795IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 0.8mg