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Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Drumsticks (Paleo, Whole30)

  • Author: Tastes Lovely
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x




  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • zest from 2 lemons
  • 4 garlic cloves, grated or finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt + pepper



  1. Combine all marinade ingredients in a gallon size ziploc bag, and squish to combine.
  2. Add the chicken, and massage/rub it around to coat all the drumsticks.
  3. Marinate for at least 1 hour, or up to 2 days.


  1. Preheat your grill to medium high heat.
  2. Cook the drumsticks until they reach an internal temperature of 165º, about 20-30 minutes minutes, turning the drumsticks half way through grilling. Remove from heat and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  3. Serve with fresh lemon wedges.


You can also cook them in a wire rimmed baking sheet in a 425º oven. Cook until they reach an internal temperature of 165º, about 20-30 minutes.