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Spicy BBQ Chicken

Spicy BBQ Chicken


"The traditional BBQ sauce for grilled chicken (or ribs!) that everyone has had at some point -- very tasty with a little extra personality. You will not regret cooking!"
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50 m servings 364 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 364 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 20.9 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 32.4 g
  • 65%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 100 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 679 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat and cook the onion and garlic until tender. Mix in ketchup, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, dry mustard, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Preheat grill for high heat.
  3. Lightly oil grill grate. Place chicken on grill. Brush constantly with the sauce and cook 8 to 15 minutes on each side, depending on size of piece, until juices run clear. Discard any remaining sauce.

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  1. 72 Ratings

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Great recipe! I used this as a marinade instead. I didn't bother cooking this on the stove. I used 1 lb. of boneless chicken breasts that I poked with a fork and placed into a ziploc bag. For ...

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im rating a one bcuz instead of pepper sauce i tried with Frank's flavoured hot sauce....could be the reason the sauce was awful, wayyy to vinegary, burned the back of ur throat. i threw it all ...

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Great recipe! I used this as a marinade instead. I didn't bother cooking this on the stove. I used 1 lb. of boneless chicken breasts that I poked with a fork and placed into a ziploc bag. For ...

best bbq chicken i've had..i'm not a huge fan of bbq sauce, its always too sweet...but this was delicious

For those concerned about burning chicken on the grill the alternate is grill then take chicken and extra sauce and put under the BROILER watching the chicken carefully. You will still have tha...

This had an awsome flavor to it. My kids are so picky and even they ate it. I would recommend maybe baking this in the oven at 350 for 10-15 minutes before putting on the grill to keep the out...

Very tasty after a few modifications. I used 2 cloves of garlic, 2 Tbs. brown sugar and 1/4-1/2 tsp. of cayenne pepper! In order to get a thicker sauce, I pureed the sauce after cooking. I used ...

Loved the flavor and ease of sauce but have to admit I had a heck of a time with the grill flaming up and the skin getting burnt. Any suggestions? I finally got frustrated enough that I finish...

This is very similar to my standard bbq sauce. I omit oil and add about 1 - 1 1/2 tsp of celery seed (and usually double the recipe.) I mix sauce all together and cover cut up chicken, ribs etc ...

Pretty good! I ended up adding a splash more Worcestershire sauce, and a couple of garlic bouillon cubes. A dash of liquid smoke might have been nice too. Thanks!

This is excellent!! I did use sugar free ketchup (for hubby who watches sugar intake) but definitely didn't leave out the brown sugar! I let it simmer a little longer to thicken up (the s/f ket...

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