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Tangy Chicken Legs

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.


8 servings (1-1/2 cups barbecue sauce)

Updated: Mar. 3, 2022

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.


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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