AMISH BAKED CHICKEN BARBECUE

 

  • Cooking Time: 120 minutes
  • Servings: 8 servings
  • Preparation Time: about 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 3-lb. whole chickens
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • juice of 1/4 lemon*
  • 1 onion, diced**

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In a saucepan, combine all ingredients except chicken; bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Spoon sauce over chickens in a 9 X 13-inch baking dish; add 1/3 cup of water.
  • Bake uncovered for 2 hours, basting occasionally.
  • Variation: Omit onion; add 1/2 tsp. paprika and 1/4 tsp. hickory smoke seasoning to sauce.

Notes

This recipe is from 'Delicious Amish Recipes', by Phyllis Pellman Good.

*I used 1/4 cup of bottled lemon juice.

**I substituted 2 tsp. of onion powder, because I didn't have any onion.

Author Credit: Phyllis Pellman Good

Website Credit: http://www.amazon.com/Delicious-Amish-Recipes-Peoples-Booklet/dp/1561482277/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1276610148&sr=1-1

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