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Grilled Chicken with Basting Sauce

Grilled Chicken with Basting Sauce

Spice up summer's favorite recipe: grilled chicken. Pair this recipe with grilled corn or a fresh salad.

Southern Living JULY 2001

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Cook time: 45 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 8 bone-in chicken breast halves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Cook first 8 ingredients in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until butter melts; set aside.

Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt and pepper.

Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 40 to 45 minutes or until done, turning occasionally and basting with sauce the last 10 minutes.



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