Grilled Chicken on the Bone

Grilling chicken on the bone ensures you get juicy, tender chicken with a nice, smoky grill flavor.

Nutritional info
per serving

Calories 451
Fat 35g
Saturated fat 6g
Carbohydrates 7g
Sodium 1,253mg
Fiber 1g
Protein 27g
Cholesterol 90mg

Grilled Chicken on the Bone

4 drumsticks and 4 thighs
Prep time: Cook time: Total time:


  • 4 TB. minced garlic
  • [1/2] cup fresh lemon juice
  • [1/2] cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 TB. dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. cayenne
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 4 chicken drumsticks
  • 4 chicken thighs


In a small bowl, whisk together garlic, lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, oregano, salt, black pepper, cayenne, and paprika.

Place chicken drumsticks and chicken thighs in a large bowl, pour [1/2] of dressing over chicken, mix to coat evenly, and set in the refrigerator to marinate for 1 hour.

Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.

Place chicken evenly on the grill, and cook for 5 minutes per side.

Reduce heat to medium-low, cover the grill, and cook chicken for 15 minutes pre side or until juices run clear and internal temperature of chicken reads 175ºF.

Remove chicken from the grill, and let rest for 5 minutes before serving warm.

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