Grilled Chicken with Spicy Rhubarb-BQ Sauce

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Barbecue sauce is hardly an expected place to find rhubarb, and that's part of what we love about this addictive, tangy-sweet sauce tinged with smoky chipotle heat. Extra sauce can be refrigerated for up to one month. Also try it on pork and burgers.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 2 chicken thighs)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Hands On: 45 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 255
  • Fat: 10.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.3g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbohydrate: 12g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 135mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 351mg
  • Calcium: 46mg

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 8 bone-in chicken thighs, skinned (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup Rhubarb-BQ Sauce

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat grill to high heat.
  2. 2. Combine oil and chicken; toss to coat. Sprinkle chicken with pepper and salt. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill 6 minutes or until well-marked. Place 1 cup Rhubarb-BQ Sauce in a large bowl. Add chicken to bowl, tossing to coat chicken. Return chicken to grill; cook, turning and brushing with sauce from the bowl until glossy and caramelized, about 12 minutes.
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