Cooking at Home - Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken

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Published Saturday, September 5, 2020

  • Makes: 6 servings

This recipe is spiced up using cayenne pepper, ginger, and garlic combined with the sweetness of honey, molassess, and ketchup to create a tasty comfort food. 

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/3 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/3 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger (grated)
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken (skinless breasts, drumsticks)

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken in saucepan.
  2. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Place chicken on large platter and brush with half the sauce mixture.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  5. Remove plastic wrap from chicken. Place chicken on baking sheet lined with aluminum foil and broil for 10 minutes on each side to seal in juices.
  6. Remove from broiler and add remaining sauce to chicken. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Heart Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 breast or 2 small drumsticks (89g)

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

102

Total Fat

2 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

44 mg

Sodium

83 mg

Carbohydrates

6 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

5 g

Added Sugars included

3 g

Protein

14 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg

Calcium

18 mg

Iron

1 mg

Potassium

340 mg

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