Grilled Chicken in Ninja Foodi


  • 8 chicken drumsticks thighs or leg quarters (skin on and bone-in)
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1.5 tsp coarse salt
  • 1.5 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground mustard
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  • Set Ninja Foodi Grill on medium grill setting. Press start and the preheating stage will begin which will take about 10 minutes.
  • While grill is preheating mix all dry ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Rinse and pat dry chicken, then put it in a gallon-sized zip-top bag and add vegetable oil. Coat the chicken well.
  • Add the seasoning mix to the bag, close top, and shake to get all the chicken well coated.
  • When grill indicates to add food, add the drumsticks in a single layer, spaced slightly apart if possible. Insert thermometer. Close lid and set grill to program Chicken.
  • When done, remove chicken to a plate and let rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.