Barbecue Chicken Legs

Fire up your taste buds for spicy BBQ chicken. No matter what level of spice you prefer, these easy recipes for spicy BBQ chicken train your palate to take the heat, including spicy orange-glazed chicken and spicy chipotle.

See Popular Barbecue Chicken Legs Recipes

Spatchcock Barbecue Chicken with Raspberry Glaze

Better Homes and Gardens

A brilliant blend of tart raspberries, rich, sweet balsamic vinegar, earthy rosemary, and spicy cayenne pepper creates an incredible glaze over juicy grilled chicken in this creative take on classic barbeque. Served with a fresh green salad and roasted baby red potatoes for an absolutely amazing dinner.

Saucy BBQ Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

A simple 8-ingredient, quick-fix barbecue sauce turns everyday chicken into a true feast. Smoked paprika -- pimiento peppers that have been dried over fire -- supply the smoky taste.

Total: 30 mins

Super Simple Peachy Barbecue Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

How to Cook Chicken Legs

While chicken breasts often get all the glory, the drumsticks and thighs hold some of the juiciest and most flavorful meat--and even better, they're inexpensive and easy to prepare. Drumsticks are also favorites among young diners since they come with a "handle" and are fun to eat. So, knowing how to cook chicken legs is an especially useful skill for anyone feeding a family.

Spicy Barbecued Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Packed with protein, this barbecued chicken dish packs a spicy punch thanks to its sauce, which also works on ribs.

Spicy BBQ Chicken with Coconut Scallion Rice

Ladies' Home Journal

Hot pepper jelly, cider vinegar, ginger, and garlic make both a basting sauce for the chicken and a sauce to serve with it in this dinner recipe.

Total: 55 mins

Barbecue-Chutney Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Texas-Style Barbecued Chicken Legs

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken legs are economical and a great choice for grilling. The spicy barbecue sauce boasts lots of Texas flavor and is delicious with the moist dark meat from the legs.

Classic BBQ Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Decadently sauced and falling-from-the-bone tender, Scott Peacock's classic barbecue chicken recipe is a family favorite.

BBQ Chicken Quarters

Family Circle

How to Barbecue Chicken

Summer isn't really summer without tackling a few recipes for how to barbecue chicken. With minimal prep time and the grill itself doing most of the heavy lifting, hosts preparing barbecue chicken can mingle with guests--and still end up with a fabulous meal.

Kenny's Wings of Fire

Better Homes and Gardens

The name "Wings of Fire" is no understatement, as a quick read of this chicken-wings recipe will tell you. Two hot pepper sauces and two forms of dried chiles make sure that these wings are hot, hot hot. Treat a few wings to the rub -- but spare them from the sauce -- for guests that prefer milder foods.

How to Make Finger-Lickin' Barbecue Chicken

If you are looking for a dish for your next event, especially one outdoors, make this finger lickin barbecue chicken for non-stop compliments. Add in your favorite barbecue sauce and you are set.

Grilled Chicken with Chipotle-Orange Glaze

EatingWell

Smoky chipotle peppers make this quick, citrusy barbecue sauce special. Try this recipe with shrimp or pork chops on the grill as well. Serve with Quinoa & Black Beans and fruit sorbet for dessert.

Total: 20 mins

Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas: Dinner for $10

Quesadillas are a no-brainer when it comes to quick weeknight dinners, but sometimes they can feel a bit, well, slapdash. With this recipe for Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas, you get the best of two worlds: quick prep time (no more than a half hour), but the sophisticated, savory flavors of slow cooking. That's because your slow cooker simmers succulent chicken thighs all day in a wonderful herbed broth.

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