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Smoky Chicken Wing Drumettes

Keto, Paleo, & Primal approved. 
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: snacks
Servings: 12 drumettes
Calories: 488kcal
Author: Heather Serody


  • 1 package of organic chicken wing drumettes 11-12 pieces
  • 1/2 C bacon grease
  • 2 tsp. dried thyme
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • sea salt to taste optional


  • Heat a large cast iron skillet to medium/hot. Add leftover bacon grease, or just use reserved leftover hot bacon grease after you've cooked up a package of bacon. 
  • Add drumettes to hot bacon grease. 
  • Crack pepper over drummettes and sprinkle thyme over. 
  • Cover and cook 5 minutes. Flip drummettes and cover 5 more minutes. 
  • Kepp turning chicken until cooked through and nicely browned on all sides. 
  • Remove from pan and sprinkle with sea salt and more thyme, if desired. 
  • Serve hot with your favorite dip or mayonnaise


Serving: 4drumettes | Calories: 488kcal | Protein: 28g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 132mg