Cola Chicken

Cola Chicken

"'Our daughters, Tricia, 7, and Kristin, 10, love to serve this tender chicken with instant mashed potatoes and peas when they have friends over for dinner,' writes Keri Scofield Lawson of Fullerton, California. A can of cola gives the savory barbecue sauce a flavor boost."
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40 m servings
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  1. In a skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add chicken; brown on all sides. Carefully add cola, ketchup, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Remove the chicken and keep warm. Combine the cornstarch and cold water until smooth; add to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Return chicken to pan; heat through.

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My version is slightly different. I use a whole roaster chicken to start. I brine the chicken first. Then, I pat the chicken dry season it and place it into my crockpot. Pour the sauce over it a...

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I increased the garlic, but still found this somewhat lackluster. It needs something to rev up the flavor. The chicken was also a little tough - watch cooking time VERY carefully, as I think it ...

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My version is slightly different. I use a whole roaster chicken to start. I brine the chicken first. Then, I pat the chicken dry season it and place it into my crockpot. Pour the sauce over it a...

YUMMY!! The whole family fell in love! It smelled so good while cooking and tasted even better. We added sliced onion and 2 diced garlic cloves along with black pepper right into the sauce mi...

The family loved it! I doubled the sauce and doubled the onions. It was great over mashed potatoes! I added cornstarch to the leftover sauce to thicken a little more, then used it over meatlo...

This is delicious, especially if you add more of the sauce onto your chicken after you cut it up on your plate. If you can't grill outside, this is the next best thing for BBQ.

This dish is great with drumsticks, too! I usually don't use fresh onion I season the chicken with onion powder!

I was really skeptical at first when I put that can of coke in, but I could not believe how the chicken turned out. My husband loved it! I used chicken legs instead though. Any chicken will wor...

I increased the garlic, but still found this somewhat lackluster. It needs something to rev up the flavor. The chicken was also a little tough - watch cooking time VERY carefully, as I think it ...

Loved this recipe and made it the same way except I used a can of Jeremiah Weed Spiked Cola. WOW!

it was dry

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