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Lexington-Style Grilled Chicken

Prep time 15 mins
Other time 2 hrs, 35 mins
Yield Makes 8 to 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons dried crushed red pepper
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 2 (2 1/2- to 3-lb.) cut-up whole chickens

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 6 ingredients until blended.

  2. Divide vinegar mixture and chicken between 2 large zip-top plastic freezer bags, and seal bags. Chill 2 to 8 hours, turning bags occasionally.

  3. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.

  4. Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, 35 to 40 minutes or until done, turning occasionally.