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Malt Vinegar Chicken

Malt Vinegar Chicken

Last Updated on May 25, 2021 by Chris Whitehair

Malt Vinegar Chicken

Inspired by Carolina-style barbecue, this chicken is tangy, vinegary, and slightly spicy and provides the perfect balance of flavors.

Our Flower City Flavor Company Bourbon Barrel Malt Vinegar, which is aged in charred oak barrels from Iron Smoke Distillery, is used in both a marinade and sauce and brings a unique and complex flavor that puts this Malt Vinegar Chicken recipe over the top.

Ingredients:

Chicken

  • 6 chicken drumsticks (skin on)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Red pepper flakes

Chicken Marinade

  • ¼ cup Bourbon Barrel Malt Vinegar
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp each oregano, thyme, parsley
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
chicken ingredients2 min

Malt Vinegar Chicken Recipe Instructions

  1. Season the chicken drumsticks with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste
  2. Prepare the marinade by mixing in a bowl: malt vinegar, apple cider vinegar, canola oil, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, minced garlic, oregano, thyme, parsley.
  3. Combine the chicken and marinade in a bowl. Cover the bowl, and let the ingredients marinate in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
chicken marinade1 min

4. Preheat your oven to broil (high).
5.
Heat a pan to medium heat, and arrange drumsticks evenly around the pan.
6. Cook the drumsticks on medium heat for 15 minutes, turning and basting with the marinade every 3-5 minutes.

chicken cooking3 min

7. Broil the drumsticks on high for 10 minutes, turning every couple of minutes.
8.
As the chicken cooks in the oven, add the rest of the marinade to the pan, and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently, until reduced by about half.

chicken sauce1 min

9. Let the chicken rest uncovered for 10 minutes. Serve with the sauce on the side.

chicken finished2 min

Malt Vinegar Chicken

Malt Vinegar Chicken

Inspired by Carolina-style barbecue, this malt vinegar chicken is tangy, vinegary, and slightly spicy and provides the perfect balance of flavors.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Drumsticks
Calories 223 kcal

Equipment

  • Cast Iron Pan
  • Tongs
  • Large Bowl
  • Small Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 6 chicken drumsticks skin on
  • 1 dash salt & pepper
  • 1 dash red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup malt vinegar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp parsley
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

Instructions
 

  • Season the chicken drumsticks with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste.
  • Prepare the marinade by mixing in a bowl: malt vinegar, apple cider vinegar, canola oil, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, minced garlic, oregano, thyme, parsley.
  • Combine the chicken and marinade in a bowl. Cover the bowl, and let the ingredients marinate in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  • Preheat your oven to broil (high).
  • Heat a cast iron or non-stick pan to medium heat, and arrange drumsticks evenly around the pan.
  • Cook the drumsticks on medium heat for 15 minutes, turning and basting with the marinade every 3-5 minutes.
  • Broil the drumsticks on high for 10 minutes, turning every couple of minutes.
  • As the chicken cooks in the oven, add the rest of the marinade to the pan, and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently, until reduced by about half.
  • Let the chicken rest uncovered for 10 minutes. Serve with the sauce on the side.
Keyword chicken, malt vinegar

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