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Tangy Barbecued Chicken Recipe

Tangy Barbecued Chicken

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"A local restaurant serves chicken that tastes about the same, and it is the only barbecued chicken you will ever want to eat again! Just sit back and enjoy the tangy, crisp flavor."

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Original recipe makes 4 half chickens Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    1 hr 5 mins


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for indirect medium heat and lightly oil grate.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium low heat, combine the vinegar, oil, poultry seasoning and salt. Stir often, until the sauce just starts to bubble.
  3. Place the chicken halves on the grill and brush with the sauce, turning them every 7 to 10 minutes.
  4. Continue this over indirect medium heat for about 45 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F (80 degrees F).
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 07, 2004

Please try this one--it sounds kind of strange, but believe me, it is great. My son discovered it on this site, and tried it out on us. Delish.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 02, 2009

I basted every 10 minutes like the recipe said but like others have mentioned it didn't impart much flavor into the chicken. I think this is better suited for a marinade. I'll try it again as an overnight marinade.


18 Ratings

Apr 17, 2006

I made this with rice wine vinegar. The skin was pretty crispy, but the flavor was not very intense. I think that I will marinade the chicken for awhile before grilling to boost the flavor.

Jul 22, 2006

This was some tasty chicken. There was way more marinade than was needed for only 4 breasts. It would have served for easily double that amount. Next time, I will halve the marinade; I don't like to waste ingredients. Didn't need all the salt, either, since the poultry seasoning I used already had salt in it. All in all, the chicken had good flavor, but nothing overpowering.

Aug 26, 2009

This recipe is for 4 halves of chicken not 4 chicken breasts. You have to tend to it a lot but if you do it right it is a delicious meal you will not forget.

Apr 14, 2013

Surprisingly good! The apple cider vinegar made it tender and added a hint of sweetness. I wasn't in love, but I liked it a lot and will use it again. I marinated the chicken for an hour prior to cooking. I'm not sure it would taste as good if it were not marinated.

Jun 16, 2009

I liked this but my BF did not. I found it to be interesting & best of all easy & cheap to make. I would most def recommend any family to try this recipe though.... you wont know if you like unless you try it first!

Aug 05, 2015

I used it on chicken legs. It was good but not something that I'd probably use again. I didn't find it tangy at all, but the poultry seasoning did make it taste better.


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  • Calories
  • 527 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 150 mg
  • 50%
  • Fat
  • 35 g
  • 54%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 47.3 g
  • 95%
  • Sodium
  • 1890 mg
  • 76%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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