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Smoked Texas Spicy Drumsticks

Smoked Texas Spicy Drumsticks

By Traeger Kitchen

Bring some Texas heat to to the table with this sizzling football fare, fit for your fellow fans.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

Pellets

Hickory

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

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Units of Measurement:
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8 chicken drumsticks
To Taste kosher salt
To Taste Freshly ground black pepper
1 Cup Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce
How many people are you serving?

6

Activating this element will cause content on the page to be updated.
Units of Measurement:
main
8 chicken drumsticks
To Taste kosher salt
To Taste Freshly ground black pepper
1 Cup Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 2

    Pat the drumsticks dry with a paper towel and season generously with salt and pepper.

    Ingredients
    • 8  chicken drumsticks

    • To Taste kosher salt

    • To Taste Freshly ground black pepper

  • 3

    Arrange the drumsticks directly on the grill grates. Insert the probe into the thickest part of a drumstick, avoiding the bone. Close the lid and smoke for 30 minutes.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 4

    Increase the Traeger temperature to 350℉ and continue cooking the drumsticks for another 30 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 5

    Brush the Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce over the drumsticks, then close the lid and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165°F, 15-30 minutes more.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C

    Ingredients
    • 1 Cup Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce

  • 6

    Remove the drumsticks from the grill and serve. Enjoy!

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