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Larry Elder says Lexington, North Carolina, pork barbecue inspired him to create this spicy-hot vinegar marinade for chicken.

Larry Elder, Charlotte, North Carolina
Recipe by Southern Living March 2005

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
40 mins
chill:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 55 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 to 10 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together first 6 ingredients until blended.

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  • Place half each of vinegar mixture and chicken in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag; seal. Repeat procedure with remaining vinegar mixture and chicken, placing in a separate zip-top plastic freezer bag. Chill chicken at least 2 hours or up to 8 hours, turning occasionally.

  • Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.

  • Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 35 to 40 minutes or until done, turning occasionally.

  • *8 skinned and boned chicken breast halves and 8 skinned and boned chicken thighs may be substituted for whole chickens. Chill in marinade at least 1 to 2 hours, turning occasionally. Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until done.

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