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Video: Cherry Bomb BBQ Chicken

See how to make BBQ chicken with explosively good flavor.

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Watch Chef John make delicious grilled chicken. True, there are no cherries in this recipe. But it is undeniably the bomb. Actually, the name comes from the brine, which features cherry tomatoes and hot, hot habanera chilies, all blended together to form an extremely smooth puree. In this video, you'll see how to prep your chicken so the brine really soaks in, and you’ll also get great tricks for adding a little rub to the chicken pieces and for searing the chicken on the grill. Check out the recipe for Chef John’s Cherry Bomb BBQ Chicken. It's juicy barbecued chicken with truly explosive flavor! See more Chef John videos >>

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Jan. 28, 2015 6:26 am
Chef John, YOU are the Bomb! This was so awesome (I was BBQ-ing in the middle of January here in Colorado) that people were stopping along my sidewalk to salivate––fortunately I have a large fence to ward them off! While watching the video, I actually gasped when you put the Red Pepper Jelly on it! Yes, that was a beautiful sight––and of course...the cow bells––epic!
Jan. 27, 2015 6:54 pm
I was hoping this was actually a recipe with cherries and chicken. (Not crazy about tomatoes or pepper)
Jan. 27, 2015 5:27 pm
I noticed the brine was NOT rinsed from the chicken before cooking.??? I have always rinsed the brine from chicken.
Jan. 27, 2015 9:06 am
@Ju & C... if you want the list of ingredients, just click on the link to the recipe in the video description. You will have all the ingredients and measurements that you need as well as step by step instructions.
Jan. 27, 2015 9:04 am
Beautiful recipe Chef John and as you say it's uplifting for us poor bastards who normally have as is,keep up the good work.
Ju & C 
Jan. 27, 2015 7:31 am
I like to watch Chef John videos but he never puts down the ingredients to what ever he is making, he should start will be easier for us. I have to go by eye more or less, which is not a problem. I have made some of his recipes and they are delicious. Can't wait to try the cherry bomb bbq chicken.
Jan. 27, 2015 6:17 am
More Cow Bell!!!
Jul. 4, 2014 7:58 am
Very enjoyable video Chef John - put a smile on my face. Think I'll give this a try with chicken legs!
Jul. 2, 2013 1:54 pm
This Sounds Deeelicious, can't wait to try!!
chef Shajee Nasir 
Apr. 1, 2013 2:01 am
superb recipe
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