Grilled Buttermilk Chicken

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Grilled Buttermilk Chicken

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 4
Author Lori Yates of Foxes Love Lemons on behalf of Milk Means More


  • 1 1/12 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp. Mustard Powder
  • 1 tbsp. Sriracha
  • 2 tsp. Garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. Paprika
  • 4 Chicken Drumsticks, bone in, skin on
  • 4 Chicken Thighs, bone in, skin on
  • Vegetable Oil, for grill
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 1 Lemon, cut into wedges, optional


  1. In medium bowl, whisk buttermilk, mustard powder, Sriracha, garlic, and paprika. Place chicken in large zip-top bag; pour buttermilk mixture over chicken. Seal bag and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.

    Heat outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade, shaking off excess; discard marinade. Lightly oil grill grates. Transfer chicken to grill and cook, turning occasionally, 16-18 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165 F°. Transfer chicken to serving platter. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

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