These sticky barbecue chicken wings and drumsticks are an excellent addition to any barbecue. They’re simple to make and can be marinated overnight.
Cook Time30 mins
Marinate8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 30 mins
Servings: 4


  • 12 chicken drumsticks preferably free-range

For the marinade:

  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 3 cm/1¼ piece of fresh ginger peeled and grated
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • tsp Chinese five spice
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp orange marmalade
  • ½ tsp grated orange zest
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil


  • Slash the chicken drumsticks three to four times each with a sharp knife and place in a non-metallic bowl. Mix together all of the marinade ingredients and pour over the chicken. Leave to marinate for at least 2 hours, or overnight if you can, turning occasionally.
  • Once it has marinated, place the chicken on the barbecue over medium-hot coals and cook for about 20 minutes, brushing with any marinade left in the dish as it cooks. If it’s colouring too quickly, move to a cooler part of the barbecue to cook more gently. It’s important you cook the chicken all the way through.
  • If you’re unsure, pierce a drumstick with a skewer: if the juices are still pink, carry on cooking.


Recipe Sourced From BBC
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