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Grilled Chicken with White Barbecue Sauce

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 breast half and about 2 tablespoons sauce)
The chicken is seared over direct heat then moved to the cooler side of the grill. If using a charcoal grill, stack the coals on the right side of the grill.

Ingredients

  • Chicken:
  • 8 (8-ounce) bone-in chicken breast halves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • Cooking spray
  • Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • Dash of salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 252
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 6.9 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 3.4 g
  • protein 34.4 g
  • carbohydrate 10.9 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 91 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 536 mg
  • calcium 26 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to medium-hot using both burners.

  2. To prepare chicken, loosen skin from breasts by inserting fingers, gently pushing between skin and meat. Combine salt and next 4 ingredients (salt through chile powder); rub under loosened skin.

  3. Turn left burner off (leave right burner on). Coat grill rack with cooking spray. Place chicken on grill rack over right burner; grill 5 minutes on each side or until browned. Move chicken to grill rack over left burner. Cover and cook 35 minutes or until done, turning once. Remove chicken from grill; discard skin.

  4. To prepare sauce, combine mayonnaise and remaining ingredients, stirring with a whisk. Serve with chicken.

Cook's Notes

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