Grilled Chicken With White Barbecue Sauce

Southern Living
Grilled Chicken With White Barbecue SauceRecipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Instead of covering grilled chicken in a sweet, tomato-based barbecue sauce, try this Southern-style tangy mayonnaise-based white sauce and you may never go back to the red stuff.
Makes 5 servings

Ingredients

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1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
10 chicken thighs (about 3 lb.)*

Preparation

Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 4 Hours
Grill: 20 Minutes

1. Combine first 7 ingredients. Rinse chicken, and pat dry; rub mixture evenly over chicken. Place chicken in a zip-top plastic freezer bag. Seal and chill 4 hours. Remove chicken from bag, discarding bag.

2. Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 180°. Serve with White Barbecue Sauce.

*4 chicken leg quarters (about 3 lb.) may be substituted for chicken thighs. Increase cooking time to 20 to 25 minutes on each side.

Created date

April 2007