5 chicken drumsticks; 1.25 lbs; 1600 watt microwave; on plate covered w/ plastic bowl; 4 mins full power; turn over each piece and return to mw and cook additional 2.5 mins. Temp is 195 w/ meat thermometer.
You should parboil chicken drumsticks for about 30 minutes before grilling them. You can also put them in the oven for 30 minutes before putting them on the grill. You then finish cooking the chicken on the grill.
Depending on the type of recipe you are using and the temperature of the oven, it could take anywhere from 3 to 5 hours to cook chicken in a crock pot. You should make sure the internal temperature of the chicken is 82 degrees when fully cooked.