Total TimePrep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 30 min.
- 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
- In a large bowl or shallow dish, combine the barbecue sauce, lavender, oil and garlic. Add the chicken and turn to coat. Refrigerate for up to 4 hours.
- Drain chicken, discarding marinade. Place chicken skin side down on grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 20 minutes. Turn; grill until juices run clear, 10-15 minutes longer.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 315 calories, 20g fat (5g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 243mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein.
Originally published as Lavender Chicken in Fresh Home Spring 2010