Turkey Drumsticks, Seared, Braised and Glazed

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“Tender Turkey full of flavor. This is all made on the grill. This is bringing a fall/winter dish into the summer outdoors! Thanksgiving in July!”
2hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the marinade ingredients together and message into turkey placing some under the skin. Marinade overnight.
  2. Remove form refrigerator and let come to room temperature.
  3. Meanwhile gather braising ingredients.
  4. Preheat heat grill to medium high.
  5. Sear legs to brown on all sides.
  6. Meanwhile in a heavy dutch oven on grill over medium high heat melt butter.
  7. Add onions, potatoes, garlic and salt and pepper cook for 3-5 minutes.
  8. Add remaining braising ingredients and bring to a boil.
  9. As legs brown remove from flame and place in pot. Nestling into the liquid. Cover and place over indirect heat. Simmer for 1 - 1 1/2 hours. Till fork tender. Times depends on how hot your grill gets.
  10. Glaze:
  11. Mix glaze ingredients together.
  12. Remove legs and sweet potato slices and place on a oiled grill over direct heat.
  13. Brush glaze over legs and the turkey flipping when charred. And brushing again with glaze.
  14. Strain broth and save to use for a later use. It is rich and not to be tossed.
  15. Serve turkey and sweet potatoes with the onions, cranberries.

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