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Kentucky-Style Oven-Barbecued Chicken

Yield 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 (3- to 3 1/2-pound) whole chicken, cut up
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • Hot cooked rice

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add chicken, and brown on all sides. Remove chicken from skillet, reserving drippings. Place chicken in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

  2. Add vinegar and next 5 ingredients to reserved drippings in skillet, stirring to loosen browned particles. Pour over chicken.

  3. Bake, covered, at 325° for 45 minutes; uncover and bake 15 more minutes. Serve over rice.

  4. Note: Chicken may be skinned before cooking.