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Our tender grilled chicken recipes get smoky flavor from wood chips.

Recipe by Southern Living July 1998


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4 to 6 servings


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  • Soak wood chips in water to cover 30 minutes.

  • Stir together 1/4 cup water and next 10 ingredients; set aside.

  • Drain wood chips. Place in center of a large square of aluminum foil, and fold edges to seal. Punch several holes in the top of the packet.

  • Prepare fire by piling charcoal or lava rocks on sides of grill, leaving center empty. Place foil packet on 1 side of coals; place drip pan between coals. Coat food rack with vegetable cooking spray; place on grill.

  • Arrange chicken, skin side up, over drip pan; grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 10 minutes on each side. Brush chicken with sauce; grill 20 to 25 more minutes or until done, basting and turning frequently.