Mexican Beer-Marinated Chicken Drumsticks

  • serves 4

These tasty drumsticks are a delicious summertime entree, served up with a homemade spiced sour cream.

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Directions for: Mexican Beer-Marinated Chicken Drumsticks


Mexican Beer Marinade

1 bottle (330 mL) Mexican blond beer

2 Tbsp (30 mL) lime juice

3 Tbsp (45 mL) soy sauce

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

12 chicken drumsticks

Spiced Sour Cream

1 cup (250 mL) sour cream

½ tsp chili powder

Zest of 1 lime

Salt and pepper


Mexican Beer Marinade

1. In a glass dish or a large sealable plastic bag, combine the beer, lime juice, soy sauce, garlic and red pepper flakes. Add the drumsticks and coat well with the marinade. Cover the dish or seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 6 hours, or overnight.

Spiced Sour Cream

1. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

2. Preheat the grill, setting the burners to high. Oil the grate.

3. Reduce the heat to medium. Grill the chicken for about 10 minutes on each side, or until the meat easily falls off the bone. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with spiced sour cream and corn on the cob.

Tips and Substitutions

Try this marinade with pork chops or chicken breasts, too.

Source and Credits

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