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Tangy Chicken Legs Recipe
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This sweet and tangy sauce shared by Joey McGuire of Lynn, Indiana is easily assembled with basic pantry ingredients. Brushed on chicken leg quarters, it's bargain-priced at just 39 cents a serving. Try it over beef or pork, too.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 grilled or broiled chicken leg quarters

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 368 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 614mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0g fiber), 31g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30-35 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Brush over cooked chicken. Yield: 8 servings (1-1/2 cups barbecue sauce).
Originally published as Tangy Chicken Legs in Quick Cooking July/August 2000, p22


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ANomdeplume 97937
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2014

"This recipe is definitely an example of "the sum is better than it's parts". I make my coffee very strong and felt like that was overpowering the other flavors, so I added a bit more ketchup. It's a super simple recipe with everyday common ingredients. It's a keeper!"

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jesskalyn 30867
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2012

"i was very surprised it over exceeded my expectations. myself and my boyfriend raved over it the whole night!!"

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jesskalyn 55712
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2012

"i was very surprised. it over exceeded my expectations. myself and my boyfriend raved over it the whole night!!"

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jesskalyn 97932
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2012

"i was very surprise. it over exceeded my expectations. myself and my boyfriend raved over it the whole night!!"

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jms22210 39920
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2011

"This is the ONLY BBQ Sauce my family uses!! Thanks for the recipe."

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