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Tangy Grilled Chicken

Tangy Grilled Chicken

This tangy sauce is slightly spicy and is excellent on chicken, beef and ribs.

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20 min
Prep Time
2 hrs
Total Time



2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup finely chopped onion

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

1/4 cup pineapple juice

1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes

2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons molasses

2 tablespoons cider vinegar

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke


1 (3- to 4-pound) frying chicken, cut into 8 pieces

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan until sizzling; add onion and garlic. Cook over medium heat, 1-2 minutes, until onion is crisply tender. Stir in remaining sauce ingredients. Reduce heat to low.  Cook 1 hour. Reserve 1 cup sauce; set remaining sauce aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat 1 side of gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place coals to 1 side in charcoal grill. Make aluminum foil drip pan; place opposite coals.

  3. STEP 3

    Place chicken onto grill opposite heat or over drip pan. Grill, turning occasionally, 25 minutes. Continue grilling, basting occasionally with reserved 1 cup sauce, 15-20 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°F and juices run clear. Serve chicken with remaining sauce.

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Nutrition (1 serving)

200 Calories
8 Fat (g)
85 Cholesterol (mg)
150 Sodium (mg)
4 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
28 Protein (g)
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