Barbara Bush's Barbecue Chicken

4
Servings
1d
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1d 1h
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (752.3 g)
  • Calories 996.3
  • Total Fat - 57 g
  • Saturated Fat - 31.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 938.5 mg
  • Sodium - 3004 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 55.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 36.4 g
  • Protein - 63.5 g
  • Calcium - 184.1 mg
  • Iron - 13.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 55 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Place chicken in a plastic bag set in a shallow dish.

Step 2

For marinade, stir together 3 tablespoons lemon juice, cooking oil, salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, and garlic.

Step 3

Pour over chicken.

Step 4

Close bag.

Step 5

Marinate in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours, turning often.

Step 6

In a saucepan, combine water, onion, sugar, butter, mustard, vinegar, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.

Step 7

Bring to boiling, reduce heat.

Step 8

Simmer, uncovered for 20 minutes.

Step 9

Stir in catsup, Worcestershire, 6 to 8 tablespoons lemon juice, and red pepper.

Step 10

Return to boiling, reduce heat.

Step 11

Simmer, uncovered for 50 to 60 minutes or until reduced to about 4 cups.

Step 12

Meanwhile, drain, chicken, disacrding marinade.

Step 13

In a grill with a cover, arrange preheated coals around a drip pan.

Step 14

Test for medium heat above the pan.

Step 15

Place chicken, bone side down, on grill rack over drip pan.

Step 16

Cover and grill for 50 to 60 minutes or until chicken is done (170 degrees for breast meat and 180 degrees for thighs and legs), brushing often with barbecue sauce the last 10 minutes of grilling.

Tips & Variations


  • The First Lady shared this recipe with "Hometown Cooking Magazine",

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