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Lavender Chicken Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup dried lavender flowers
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the barbecue sauce, lavender, oil and garlic. Add the chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for up to 4 hours.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Place chicken skin side down on grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 20 minutes. Turn; grill 10-15 minutes longer or until juices run clear. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 315 calories, 20 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 243 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.