We thought this sauce was indeed great. I couldn't grill the chicken so I pour the sauce over and baked slowly at 300 degrees for about 1.5 hours. The sauce is nice because it's actually thick enough to stick to the chicken. I added the full amount of celery seed but I would reduce that because it was a little stronger flavor than we wanted. Overall, a fantastic chicken recipe and once we'll make again for sure.
The name says it all. I made this over Memorial day weekend; it really IS that good... the sauce is super simple, but don't let that fool you, it's got PLENTY to make your taste buds dance. I did brine the chicken first (soaked in salt water for 30-45 minutes; IMO this helps keep the chicken juicy during the long grilling process). This recipe just went into the secret "things to impress my friends" with notebook. I'll be making this one again; really soon.
this is terrific! Sauce is amazing and definitely agree you should make extra as it is great for dipping and wonderful on baked beans!! I did not use grill as it was too hot outside so I put chicken under broiler and then swathed in bbq sauce and baked. Covered with foil when browned. This will be a family summer favorite!!
This truly is a great recipe. Not to sweet or overbaring. I made it exactly as written and my fussy eaters loved it. I used 7 half boneless chicken breasts and had plenty sauce to dip with. I made the sauce first and then pounded the breasts to about an inch thick. Seared the breasts on each side then coated the top side with sauce grilled for 5 mins, turned and coated the second side and grilled for 5 mins. Perfection!!!! I kept the remaining breast in the refrig and made a great salad the next day with - romaine lettuce bagged mix, yellow sweet bell peppers, red seedless grapes and cubed cold chicken. We don't use salad dressing on any of our salads as we like the taste of the salad alone. I light asian dressing would be good or maybe a lite balsamic vingarette.
Delicious, just made this and i figured out a couple of things, Number 1-I will never buy store bought barbecue sauce again and Number 2-This could be eaten straight up with out putting on meat, fish, or chicken like I am doing now. It's really good.
I made as is and agree with some others that I would reduce the amount of celery seed, it was a little over-powering (and I went on the low side). The sauce was really good, not the best I've had, but it was good and I will make it again with some tweaks. I didn't taste any spice, so I may add some red pepper flakes or more hot sauce. It was a bit ketchup-y for my taste. I marinated the chicken in it the day before and the chicken was perfect, tasty and juicy - and on the Foreman Grill!
Fantastic sauce!! We'll definitely make this again. Served with mac & cheese and sweet cornbread -- a nice Southern lunch outside. YUM.
Great recipe. Refreshing improvement from the bottled, sweet BBQ sauce. I did not have hot sauce, but substituted red pepper flakes and it was sooo good. thanks for sharing.
I made this tonight for dinner and I was almost tempted to lick the sauce right out of the pan. It was yummy! And my whole family loved it! Not only was it a healthy meal but a delicious one as well.
huge hit with the hubby...i love it! will make it another 50 times before getting tired of it!