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BBQ Drumsticks With Cauliflower Mash & Coleslaw

Struggle Meals - "Meat: More Bang For Your Buck"

15
Prep Time
(minutes)
45
Cook Time
(minutes)
4
Servings

Ingredients

Spice Rub

  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons paprika
  • 3 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Drumsticks

  • 8 drumsticks
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • Vegetable oil

Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 yellow mustard packets
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3 Sriracha packets

Cauliflower Mash

  • 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 3 butter pads
  • Salt and pepper

Coleslaw

  • 1/2 head purple cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 carrot, shaved
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 honey packet
  • Salt and pepper

Steps

Spice Rub

  1. Mix all spices in a bowl and store in a jar with a tight fitting lid.

Drumsticks

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Toss the chicken with vegetable oil and then coat liberally with 3 tablespoons of the spice rub.
  3. Place in the oven and cook for 25 minutes.
  4. Remove chicken from the oven and turn on the broiler.
  5. Brush the chicken liberally with barbecue sauce, coating well.
  6. Place under the broiler for an additional 5 to 8 minutes until nice and charred.
  7. To serve: Garnish with scallions.

Barbecue Sauce

  1. Add all ingredients to a sauce pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.

Cauliflower Mash

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Season with salt.
  2. Add the florets and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, add the half-and-half, cheese and butter.
  4. When cauliflower is done, add to the bowl. Mash well.

Coleslaw

  1. In a bowl, whisk the mayo, vinegar and honey.
  2. Add the vegetables and toss to coat.