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On the hunt for chicken drumstick recipes? If you want to grill chicken wings, or are wondering how to grill chicken legs, this chicken marinade for the grill is for you! Pin it now!

Marinade for Chicken Drumsticks

This marinade for chicken drumsticks is delicious! You could even use it on chicken thighs!
Course Dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 9 chicken drumsticks
Author Kate


  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 1 bottle/can Beer or Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • ** This marinade is perfect for 9 drumsticks


  1. Combine all ingredients and place chicken into the marinade for atleast 8 hours or overnight, moving every so often to make sure the marinade is touching all of the chicken.
  2. Grill until done.