These bold and tangy Caribbean citrus flavors make these chicken drumsticks a staple in the kitchen!

 
 
 

My wife and I love making different variations of chicken drumsticks, They are delicious, affordable, and pretty easy to make. I love Caribbean flavors because of their pop. The lime, orange, and ginger combination provides for a fresh, comfort taste. Enjoy these as much as we do!

Caribbean Chicken Drumsticks

Caribbean flavors are so powerful and refreshing. Fresh lime, fresh lemon, garlic, onion, cayenne and others make chicken absolutely juicy and popping with Caribbean jerk flavors. Not to mention, drumsticks are an extremely cheap dinner and cut of meat. While this recipe does include quite a few ingredients, they are rather simple to make. This is a very quick and easy recipe for oven baked chicken. #chicken #chickenrecipes #dinner #protein #cheaprecipes

Ingredients: 

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice (save lime and grate peel over chicken to finish)
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 fresh orange (squeezed for juice, toss peel and meat)
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground mustard
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp cumin

Directions: 

  1. Add all ingredients together and mix well.
  2.  Rest drumsticks in the marinade for 8 – 16 hours, and if you are short on time just add 1 cup of ketchup to the marinade to thicken sauce and be able to cook right away.
  3. Place drumsticks in oven cooking dish sprayed with cooking oil (if using sauce and not marinade, pour sauce over drumsticks).
  4. Cook in oven for 45 – 55 minutes at 400ºF until done, broil the last couple of mets to get a nice black on top.
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Ashton and Keaton began blogging together in 2016 as a passion project. Both siblings are lovers of food, family gatherings, and entrepreneurial pursuits, which made starting a food blog together a no-brainer. Mia married into the family in 2019 and joined Keat’s Eats shortly afterwards, bringing her INCREDIBLE Italian Macarons with her.