by Angie Barrett April-12-2012
For BBQ Sauce
- 4 tablepsoons canola oil
- 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
- 6 cups ketchup
- 2 cups orange juice
- 1 cup molasses
- 1 cup Coca-Cola
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons liquid smoke
- 2 teaspoons garlic salt
- 2 teaspoons paprika
- 16 drumsticks
- canola oil
- salt and pepper
Start by pre-heating the oven to 350F.
To make Coca-Cola BBQ Sauce:
Heat a pot over medium-high heat and add canola oil and minced garlic. Cook and stir until garlic is starts to brown.
Remove the pan from the heat. Add ketchup, orange juice, Coca-Cola and molasses.
Mix well. Add in the brown sugar, liquid smoke, garlic salt, and paprika . Whisk to combine.
For the drumsticks:
Add 4-5 tablespoons of canola oil to a skillet and heat it on medium-high heat. Salt and pepper the chicken drumsticks.
Once the oil is hot, cook 4 drumsticks at a time, about 5-6 minutes on each side. Once the skins have browned just a little, remove them and place them on a place. Set aside.
Continue until all drumsticks are done.
Cover the bottom of a 13x9 casserole or roasting dish with 1 cup of the BBQ sauce.
Place drumsticks into the dish, in a single layer. Cover the drumsticks with 2 cups of BBQ sauce.
Cook for 1 hour.
Prep time: 15 minsCook time: 1 hourTotal time: 1 hour 15 minsYield: 16 drumsticks