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Barbecue Chicken

Thighs and drumsticks are often cheaper than breasts, making this a budget-friendly barbecue choice. The spice rub is a mixture of spices you probably already have in your pantry.

 

 

All You MAY 2008

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Cook time: 42 Minutes
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Chill: 6 Hours
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.79

Ingredients

  • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken drumsticks
  • Spice Rub:
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • Sauce:
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup bourbon
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke

Preparation

Place chicken on a rimmed baking sheet. Make spice rub: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle spice mix over chicken and rub in. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 6 hours.

Make sauce: Combine all ingredients in a large pan. Bring to a boil, stirring continuously. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Remove from heat.

Preheat grill to medium low; oil when hot. Cook chicken for 10 minutes, turn over and cook for 8 minutes longer. Brush sauce on one side of chicken, turn over and cook for 3 minutes. Brush remaining side with sauce, turn over and cook for 3 minutes, or until cooked through.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 370
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbohydrate: 41g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 81mg
  • Sodium: 748mg
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