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Favorite Barbecued Chicken

 Favorite Barbecued Chicken
What better place to find a fantastic barbecue sauce than Texas, and that’s where this one is from—it’s my father-in-law’s own recipe. We’ve served it at many family reunions and think it’s the best! —Bobbie Morgan, Woodstock, Georgia
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Grill: 35 min.


  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash salt
  • Dash hot pepper sauce


  • Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Grill chicken, skin side down,
  • uncovered, over medium heat for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute the onion in oil until tender.
  • Stir in the remaining sauce ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • Turn chicken; grill 15-25 minutes longer or until juices run clear,
  • brushing often with barbecue sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

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Favorite Barbecued Chicken (continued)

Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.