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Grilled Chicken Drumsticks over Spanish Rice

This easy, affordable dinner recipe is loaded with flavor thanks to ground cumin, sweet tomatoes, and grilled green onions.

Serves 4
Ready in 40 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 30 mins
418 calories per serving


> 1 (8 oz) box yellow rice
> 8 chicken drumsticks
> 2 tbsp vegetable oil, divided
> 2 tsp ground cumin
> 3 green onions, trimmed
> 2 medium tomatoes, chopped


Heat the grill to medium. Cook the rice according to package directions.
Meanwhile, toss the chicken with 1 tbsp oil and cumin. Season with salt and pepper. Brush the green onions with remaining 1 tbsp oil.
To grill, add chicken and green onions. Grill green onions 1–2 min., just until green onions are slightly charred, and remove from grill to cool. Grill chicken 25–30 min., covered, turning occasionally until chicken is fully cooked and reaches 165°F on instant read thermometer.
Meanwhile, chop the tomatoes. When green onions are cooled, finely chop. Fluff rice and fold in tomatoes and green onions. Serve rice with chicken.

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