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Savory Barbecued Chicken Recipe

If you're like me, you can never have enough delicious ways to grill chicken. The savory sauce in this recipe gives the chicken a wonderful herb flavor. It's easy to put together a great meal when you start with these juicy golden pieces.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), quartered


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients; bring to a gentle boil. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature. Place chicken in a large resealable plastic bag; add marinade. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 4 hours, turning once.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 30-40 minutes or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 recipe equals 224 calories, 14 g fat (0 saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 225 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 meat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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