Whiskey Chicken Drummers
Hi everybody :)
One day while watching Rachael Ray Show, this recipe caught my attention. Since it has my favorite part of the chicken, the drumsticks or drummers as she calls them, I wanted to give it a try. Let's get it started.
Whiskey Chicken Drummers adapted Rachael Ray Show
IngredientsFor the marinade:
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (I used Worcestershire Pepper Blend)
2 tablespoons whiskey or bourbon
2 tablespoons hot sauce (such as Frank's® Red Hot®)
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
12 chicken leg drummers
Salt and pepper ( I use Rosemary, Basil and Citrus Salt)
For the sauce:
3 tablespoons butter
2 large cloves garlic, minced
2 shots whiskey
1/3 cup cayenne pepper hot sauce (such as Frank's® Red Hot®)
1 teaspoon coarse black pepper
Chopped or sliced scallions
Carrot and celery sticks (celery not shown)
Mix marinade ingredients in a large baggie. Season drummers with salt and pepper, and add them to the marinade. Refrigerate 3 hours then bring up to room temp.
Preheat oven to 300ºF. Arrange a wire rack over a baking sheet. Arrange drummers on the rack and slow cook 1 hour and 15-30 minutes.
For the sauce, melt butter in a pan over medium heat. Add garlic, swirl 2 minutes,
then add whiskey, hot sauce and pepper. Drop heat to low, let simmer for 5 minutes.
Toss drummers with sauce and top with scallions. Serve with carrot and celery sticks alongside.
What I Did and/or Think:
I followed the recipe exactly but only did half of the whiskey because I only used 5 drumsticks. I also let my drumsticks or drummers marinaded overnight.
The Taste: These drummers were very tasty. A little too spicy for me, but my son and his friend LOVE them. I used the full amount of the hot sauce in the recipe, next time I'll do half. So this will be REPEATED!
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