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 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:
Your favorite bbq sauce with added flavor (add in Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and seasoning)
It really is as simple as this. With these ingredients, you can make one of the tastiest chicken recipes you have ever had.
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
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.
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.
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Cast Iron BBQ 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
- 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.