Copycat O’Charley’s Barbecue Chicken Recipe

Unfortunately, O’Charley’s aren’t so easy to come by outside of the South. But don’t worry, you can make their delicious barbecue drummies right at home. They’re crispy on the outside, and juicy inside, with a spicy barbecue glaze.

Copycat O’Charley’s Barbecue Chicken Recipe

How To Make Copycat O’Charley’s Barbecue Chicken

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 4 lb. chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 ½ cup sweet barbecue sauce
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Combine all of the ingredients except the chicken and preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Pat the chicken dry thoroughly and coat it with the sauce, saving some to baste.
  3. Line the chicken on a baking sheet and place in the oven for 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Brush more barbecue sauce on top during the cooking process.


  • Sugar: 20g
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  • Calcium: 56mg
  • Calories: 475kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Cholesterol: 209mg
  • Fat: 22g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 701mg
  • Protein: 41g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 790mg
  • Vitamin A: 1206IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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