Take your backyard barbecue from good to great with these tender and tasty grilled maple Dijon and chilli chicken drumsticks. Plus, they’re healthier than most drumstick recipes out there.

Servings             4

Prep                   15 minutes

Cooking time     25 minutes

Ready in           40 minutes


·         8 chicken drumsticks, skin removed

·         3 tbsp Dijon mustard

·         2 tbsp pure maple syrup

·         1 tbsp olive oil

·         1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

·         ¼ tsp salt

·         ¼ tsp ground pepper

For the Glaze:

·         1 tbsp Dijon mustard

·         1 tbsp pure maple syrup

·         1 tsp chilli garlic sauce


  • Place the chicken drumsticks in a large zip-lock bag.


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard, maple syrup, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.


  • Pour the Dijon mustard mixture over the chicken, seal the bag and massage the chicken until coated with the sauce. Marinate for at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours.


  • Preheat the grill to medium heat (about 375 degrees F). Lightly coat the grill with cooking spray.


  • Place the chicken drumsticks on the grill and cook until the chicken is just cooked through, turning every 5 minutes, about 20 minutes’ total.


  • Brush the chicken with the glaze. Cook for 1 minute, brush the other side with the glaze and cook for 1 minute. Serve.


The glaze:

  • In a small bowl, stir together the Dijon mustard, maple syrup and chilli garlic sauce.


Recipe Sourced From CookIncanuck

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