Smoked chicken drumsticks on magic mats and rack

Applewood Smoked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

An easy rub of sugar and pantry staple spices. That’s all you will need to enhance the applewood smoked flavour of these mouth-watering chicken drumsticks. This chicken recipe is great for a delicious dinner, or as part of a bigger spread of smoked and grilled meats. It would be ideal to feed a crowd.


12 Chicken drumsticks

3 Tbsp brown sugar

1 Tbsp garlic powder

1 Tsp salt

1 Tsp ground black pepper

1 Tsp dried oregano

Bradley Flavor Bisquettes – Apple


Mix together the brown sugar, garlic powder, salt, pepper and oregano in a small bowl.

Toss chicken drumsticks in the brown sugar rub mixture.

Start up the smoker, using apple wood bisquettes.

Bring the smoker up to a temperature of 275°F.

Place the chicken drumsticks in the smoker and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165°F, about 3 hours.

By Steve Cylka