Grilled Spice-Rubbed Chicken Drumsticks

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2017, America's Test Kitchen TV

When grilled as part of a whole chicken, drumsticks taste just fine. But with the right treatment, they can be the solo stars of your cookout.

SERVES6

TIME1¾ hours, plus 30 minutes brining

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

If you know how to do them justice, economical chicken drumsticks can be a delicious choice for the grill. We started by soaking them in a saltwater brine to season them and help them retain their juices during cooking, and then we coated t...

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