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Grilled Lemon & Honey Garlic Chicken

BS' in the Kitchen
Garlic, lemon, honey, and oregano give this barbecued chicken a delicious balance of flavours!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Barbecue
Servings 2 -3


  • 5 chicken drumsticks ~1.3 lbs
  • 1 large clove of garlic minced
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 lemon halved


  • In a Ziploc bag, combine garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, and chicken.
  • Mix marinade around to coat the chicken.
  • Marinate for at least 1 hour (up to 24 hours) in the refrigerator.
  • After chicken has marinated, remove from fridge and allow to rest for about 10 minutes
  • After 10 minutes, turn your barbecue on to medium heat, allowing it to heat up for about 15 minutes.
  • Remove your chicken to a plate, and season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Pour the leftover marinade in a bowl, and add a tablespoon of honey to it. This will be used to brush the chicken later.
  • Once your grill has preheated, place your chicken and lemon halves on.
  • Cook chicken on medium heat for 15-20 minutes, rotating every 5 minutes or so. After about ten minutes, squeeze lemon juice onto the chicken every time you rotate it.
  • In the last five minutes, begin brushing chicken with the leftover marinade, rotating the chicken and brushing, allowing the sugars in the honey to caramelize, but not burn!
  • Once cooked, remove from heat, let rest for 5-10 minutes and serve!