Grilled Mouth-Watering Barbecued Chicken

Turn any meal into a picnic with this quick-prep, lip-smackin’ chicken.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Barbecue Sauce

1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup ketchup or 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/2
cup hot water
1/3
cup lemon juice
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon sugar
2
teaspoons paprika
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

Chicken

1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon paprika
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cut-up whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 1-quart saucepan, heat sauce ingredients over medium heat until boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon paprika and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with salt mixture.
  • 3 Carefully brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Place chicken skin side up on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 minutes.
  • 4 Turn chicken; brush with barbecue sauce. Cover grill; cook 20 to 25 minutes longer, turning and brushing with sauce, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest piece is cut to bone (170°F for breasts; 180°F for thighs and legs).

Expert Tips

Brushing the grill rack with vegetable oil helps keep your cooking surface stick-free!

Keep it simple by using 2 cups of store-bought barbecue sauce instead of making your own.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
295
(
Calories from Fat
125 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14 g
14 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
85 mg
85 %;
Sodium
1370 mg
1370 %;
Total Carbohydrate
15 g
15 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
28 g
28 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
26%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.