The Best Way to Make Drumsticks

chicken drumsticks

Last Friday, our family was invited to a picnic table party.  Everyone brings a dish to share. Lots of bodies and hungry mouths to feed. I was up for the challenge. Lots of mouths means I'm going to need lots of space to cook.  First thought was how many chicken drumsticks can I fit on the Baking Steel Griddle?  I stopped at Whole Foods and bought 21 chicken legs for a grand total of $18.27.  That is a deal.

One thing I'm really loving about the Griddle is the balanced heat and the spacial cooking surface.  With this much space, I can literally load on almost 20 drumsticks per batch.  This thing is a beast.  My favorite way to eat chicken is to add salt, pepper, a little olive oil and heat. Cooked perfectly, after one of these drumsticks you will want another and then another.  I couldn't stop eating them!  Luckily I don't live too far from the market and the size of the Griddle allowed me to whip up another batch in no time! 

-Andris

seasoned drumsticks
drumsticks on the Griddle

Ingredients

Lots of Drumsticks

Oil

Salt and Pepper

Procedure

1. Preheat your Baking Steel Griddle on medium heat for 15 minutes

2. Place all drumsticks in a bowl and season with oil, salt and pepper

3. Place drumsticks on Griddle and cook for 5 minutes, turn and repeat.  Continue cooking for approximately 20 minutes or until tender.

4. Remove from Griddle and serve immediately.  

Griddle chicken drumsticks
3 drumsticks
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