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Cast Iron BBQ Chicken

Cast Iron BBQ Chicken-Are you tired of having the same old chicken drumsticks? The flavor is always the same and the meal is just average. If so, then you need to try these baked bbq chicken drumsticks. They are juicy, delicious, full of flavor, perfectly glazed, sweet, sticky, and simple to make. You only need one pan to make them, too.

Cast Iron BBQ Chicken- Are you tired of having the same old chicken drumsticks? The flavor is always the same and the meal is just average. If so, then you need to try these baked bbq chicken drumsticks.

Cast Iron BBQ ChickenCast Iron BBQ Chicken

 They are juicy, delicious, full of flavor, perfectly glazed, sweet, sticky, and simple to make. You only need one pan to make them, too.

Get ready to learn how to make these perfect BBQ chicken drumsticks in a cast-iron skillet today!

Cast Iron BBQ Chicken Ingredients

As you just read, this cast iron bbq chicken is very simple to make, yet it still tastes so delicious. To make these baked bbq chicken drumsticks, you will need the following ingredients:

  • Seasonings 

  • Your favorite bbq sauce with added flavor (add in Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and seasoning)

  • Chicken drumsticks

It really is as simple as this. With these ingredients, you can make one of the tastiest chicken recipes you have ever had.

Cast Iron BBQ Chicken

How to Make Cast Iron BBQ Chicken in the Oven?

Now that you know which ingredients you need for this cast iron bbq chicken, you can get ready to make it. The steps to make this recipe are almost as simple as the ingredients themselves.

To make these baked bbq chicken drumsticks, you will need to do the following:

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit

  • Season your chicken with whatever seasonings you chose

  • Place your chicken in the cast iron skillet

  • Bake the chicken for 1 hour

  • While your chicken bakes, flavor up your bbq sauce

  • Once your chicken is finished baking, take it out of the oven

  • Put the bbq sauce on the chicken

  • Place the chicken back in the oven

  • Broil the chicken for about 5 minutes on low

  • ENJOY!

With these simple steps, you can make the most perfect baked bbq chicken drumsticks.

What Cut of Chicken is Best to Use for Oven BBQ Chicken?

If you are looking to make the best cast iron bbq chicken, you will want to use bone-in, skin-on chicken legs. These will give you juiciest and most tender meat. Chicken thighs are the next best option.

What BBQ Sauce to Use?

When you are making this cast iron bbq chicken recipe, you can use any flavor and brand of bbq sauce. Whatever your favorite is, use it.

Remember, you can add different ingredients such as Worchestire sauce, brown sugar, and seasoning into the bbq sauce to add more flavor.

What Temperature to Bake Chicken Drumsticks?

When you are baking chicken drumsticks, you will want to preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. When the time is up, you should use a meat thermometer to check if it is done.

The internal temperature of the chicken should be 165 degrees Fahrenheit.

How Long to Bake BBQ Chicken Drumsticks?

If you are making this cast iron bbq chicken recipe, you should make sure to bake the drumsticks for 1 hour. This time might vary depending on how many drumsticks you are making and the size of the drumsticks.

Cast Iron BBQ Chicken

How to Get Crispy BBQ Chicken?

Do you want your cast iron bbq chicken to be crispy? If so, you should broil them for 5 minutes after they are done baking.

Tips for Making This Cast Iron BBQ Chicken

If you want to make sure that you make these baked bbq chicken drumsticks perfectly, there are two things that you need to do. First, you should make sure to fully season the chicken by pulling the skin layers back a little.

You also need to make sure you watch the chicken in the broiler, so it doesn’t burn. If you do these two things, you can make delicious cast iron bbq chicken.

What to Serve with Cast Iron BBQ Chicken?

Some of the best things to serve with this cast iron bbq chicken recipe include baked beans and rice.

Now that you know the ingredients needed to make this recipe and how to make it, you can put it on your meal plan this week. You are going to enjoy it!

Helpful tools to make this Cast Iron BBQ Chicken:

Cast Iron Skillet– The skillet I used to make this recipe.

Complete Seasoning–  A great all-purpose seasoning for this recipe.

Sazon– Another seasoning used in this recipe that adds great flavor to the meat.

More Dinner Recipes you’ll enjoy:

Cast Iron Skillet Lasagna

Dirty Rice (With Ground Turkey)

Turkey Stir Fry with Peppers and Onions

Honey Garlic Chicken

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Cast Iron BBQ Chicken

Cast Iron BBQ Chicken

These baked bbq chicken drumsticks are juicy, delicious, full of flavor, perfectly glazed, sweet, sticky, and simple to make. You only need one pan to make them, too. Get ready to learn how to make these perfect BBQ chicken drumsticks in a cast-iron skillet today!
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked bbq chicken,, bbq chicken, cast iron bbq chicken, cast iron bbq chicken in the oven
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4
Calories: 262kcal
Author: Dionne

Ingredients

  • Chicken
  • 8 drumsticks
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of complete seasoning
  • 1 packet of sazon seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • BBQ Sauce
  • 18 oz bottle of bbq sauce
  • 1 ½ tablespoon brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Rub chicken with olive oil.
  • Add seasonings to chicken. Make sure the chicken is completely covered with seasoning.
  • Place chicken in your cast iron skillet.
  • Bake for an hour, until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165.
  • While the chicken is baking doctor up your bbq sauce.
  • Whisk all bbq sauce ingredients together until fully combined.
  • Once the chicken is done remove from the oven and put bbq sauce on chicken.
  • Broil for about 5 minutes on low.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 350mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 108IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg
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13 Comments

  • Reply Jamie 2020/09/02 at 6:14 pm

    5 stars
    I’ve been looking for new recipes to make on my cast iron and this one was perfect! The chicken turned out fabulous!

    • Reply Dionne 2020/09/02 at 9:16 pm

      So glad it worked out!

  • Reply Kait 2020/09/02 at 6:26 pm

    5 stars
    Oooh yum! Look at that gorgeous, sticky, sweet barbecue sauce! This chicken cooked in cast iron sounds absolutely incredible. I really love the tip about broiling it to be extra crispy too.

    • Reply Dionne 2020/09/02 at 9:15 pm

      Yes! I love the broil part so there can be that crunch with the first bite.

  • Reply Anjali 2020/09/02 at 7:19 pm

    5 stars
    I love all of the spices and flavor you added to this recipe!! It looks absolutely delicious!!

  • Reply Genevieve from @fittyfoodlicious 2020/09/02 at 7:43 pm

    5 stars
    I love chicken recipes and BBQ chicken cooked in a cast iron skillet is genius! I love how easy this recipe is to make. Saving for later, thank you!

    • Reply Dionne 2020/09/02 at 9:13 pm

      Yes! Chicken recipes are the best! Thank you for stopping by.

  • Reply Helena 2020/09/02 at 7:49 pm

    5 stars
    I am so excited to try this recipe – it is just what I have been looking for to make over the weekend. 🙂

    • Reply Dionne 2020/09/02 at 9:08 pm

      Thank you! Let me know how it goes!

  • Reply Milton 2020/09/02 at 9:20 pm

    5 stars
    My favorite! This meal is so easy to make and hit the spot for my chicken crave!

  • Reply Blair 2020/09/03 at 12:03 am

    5 stars
    Glad I saw this! I made this for the family and they all loved it 🙂

    • Reply Dionne 2020/09/03 at 12:30 am

      I’m so glad your family enjoyed it! Thanks for stopping by!

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