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Tangy Chicken Legs

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 (1-1/2 cups barbecue sauce)

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

Directions

  • 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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  • ANomdeplume
    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!

  • mrskgraves
    Apr 22, 2013

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  • mommame62
    Mar 21, 2013

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  • jesskalyn
    Sep 12, 2012

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

  • jesskalyn
    Sep 12, 2012

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

  • jesskalyn
    Sep 12, 2012

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

  • jms22210
    Jan 10, 2011

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

  • gababa_k
    Jun 21, 2009

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  • nxl100
    Jun 16, 2006

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