Easy Barbecued Chicken
2 pounds chicken pieces
1 or 2 cloves garlic, minced
Red pepper flakes
Salt and pepper
Easy Barbecue Sauce:
1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup molasses
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Pinch red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon vinegar
Wash chicken and dab dry with a paper towel, then season with salt, pepper,
pepper flakes and minced garlic.
Clean the grill off with a grill brush and a towel, and lightly brush with olive
oil to keep chicken from sticking. Heat grill on a medium-low setting for 5
Grill chicken, skin side up and with grill top down, for about 1 to 1 1/2 hours,
turning occasionally. Chicken is done when meat is fork-tender and juices run
clear. At the last minute, baste chicken with barbecue sauce, turning once to
allow sauce to "dry." Take off grill immediately, and serve with side of
Easy Barbecue Sauce: Mix ingredients in small saucepan and cook over medium heat
until bubbly. Use to baste chicken on grill after it is cooked or on the side.
Makes about 1 cup.