Finger Lickin' Good BBQ Chicken
INGREDIENTS
  • Marinade-
  • 3 to 4 pounds meaty chicken pieces
  • 1 1/2 c. dry sherry
  • 1 c. finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • Sauce -
  • 1 15-ounce can tomato puree
  • 3 T. mild molasses
  • 1/2 t. dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4 to 1/2 t. cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 t. black pepper
  • 1 t. salt
  • 2 T. white vinegar
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine the marinade ingredients and mix with chicken, marinate 2 to 4 hours, turning occasionally. Drain chicken, reserving marinade.
  2. For sauce, combine the reserved marinade and sauce ingredients through salt. Bring to a boiling, reduce heat and simmer uncovered about 30 minutes. Stir in vinegar.
  3. Separate the sauce and brush the chicken the last 15 minutes grilling and serve the reserved sauce on the side.
  4. Source – Better Homes & Gardens New Grilling Book