Garlic Aioli Drumsticks

Garlic Aioli Drumsticks

Indulge in the smoky goodness of bacon-wrapped chicken drumsticks flavored with roasted garlic aioli and zesty lemon pepper seasoning, cooked to perfection in the Bradley Smoker. Squeeze some smoked lemon juice on top and savor every bite of this delicious recipe by Bryan Edwards - Moody Foodie Tulsa.


8 Chicken drumsticks

Lemon pepper seasoning

5 Tbsp roasted garlic aioli (stonewall kitchen)

2 Lemons

1 Package thick cut bacon

Equipment Used:

P10 Bradley Smoker

Bradley Smoker foldable table

Bradley Smoker non-stick silicone mats

Bradley Smoker tools

Thermoworks Timestick Trio

Thermoworks Thermapen One

    Bradley Smoker Settings:

    Wood: Hunter’s Blend

    Temperature: 226ºF (107.8ºC)

    Smoke timer: 180 minutes or 3 hours

    Timer: 180 minutes or 3 hours


    Set your Bradley Smoker to the listed settings.

    On each drumstick pull back the additional skin. Now in a bowl, add the roasted garlic aioli and brush onto the chicken. Make sure to get a thick coating of garlic aioli onto the chicken, then season with lemon pepper seasoning.

    Replace the skin back to the top of the drumstick and repeat the process (brush on garlic aioli and lemon pepper seasoning.

    Using the bacon, wrap each drumstick in 1 slice of bacon.

    Using a zester, zest the outside of the lemon on top of the chicken. Tip: this will add a little bit of flavor from the lemon peel.

    Cut the remaining lemons into slices and add on top of the chicken drumsticks.

    Place into the Bradley Smoker to cook for 180 minutes (or 3 hours), once the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165ºF (73.9ºC). then remove the chicken from the smoker.

    Squeeze the smoked lemon on top of the chicken and bite in! Enjoy!

    Recipe by: Bryan Edwards - Moody Foodie Tulsa