Hot BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

10 servings
40 min

I know the world is in love with chicken wings, but we’re making hot BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe using El Yucateco Red Habanero Hot Sauce.

These fiery hot BBQ chicken drumsticks will give your best tailgating chicken recipe a run for it’s money, and it’s wicked easy too!

Learn how to grill drumsticks to make them juicy and fall off the bone.

And if you have a BBQ smoker, check out how to cook smoked wings at home.

I like chicken drumsticks, you can hold ’em with one hand and hold your beer in the other.

Life is easier that way.

So, El Yucateco Hot Sauce hot BBQ chicken drumsticks it is!

You can add as little or as much hot sauce mixture to the wings as you like.


  • 3-4 lbs Chicken Drumsticks
  • 4 Tbs El Yucateco Red Habanero Hot Sauce
  • 2 Tbs Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbs Ketchup
  • 2 Tbs Brown Sugar

Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl large enough to toss the drumsticks into.

Mix the drumsticks around to get them coated in the sauce.

Grill them at 400 degrees for 35 - 40 minutes, flipping every 5 minutes.


Hot BBQ Chicken Drumsticks
Recipe details
  • 10  servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 35 Minutes Total time: 40 min
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  • 3-4 lbs Chicken Drumsticks
  • 4 Tbs El Yucateco Red Habanero Hot Sauce
  • 2 Tbs Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbs Ketchup
  • 2 Tbs Brown Sugar

In a large bowl mix all ingredients together.
Preheat grill to 400-450 degrees (or as you normally would to cook drumsticks)
Oil grates
Grill, flipping every 5-7 minutes for about 35 minutes
Test temperature, internal meat temperature should read at least 165 degrees F. Ideal temperature is 185 degrees F.
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