Chicken With Plum Barbecue Sauce

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by dicentra

This comes from my Eat Well, Stay Well cookbook. This is a tangy-sweet, sticky way to fix chicken. YUM. I can't always find plum jam, so I use currant. This freezes well too. I mix everything together in a bowl, add the chicken, toss to coat and then put in labeled Ziploc bags. Thaw before broiling.

Top Review by LonghornMama

Really good! Sauce is a wonderful combination of flavors. Didn't read the directions and ended up mixing the spices into the sauce. Doubled the recipe using homemade pluot jam. Topped 15 drumsticks with 1/3 sauce, baked at 350 for 20 min. Turned over, topped with 1/3 sauce, baked another 20 min. Turned over, topped with remaining sauce, broiled at 400 for about 10 minutes. The whole family enjoyed it! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the tomato sauce, jam, vinegar, garlic, hot sauce, ginger and salt.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Uncover and cook for 5 minutes or until the sauce is thick enough to coat a spoon and the flavors have blended.
  4. Cool to room temperature. Measure out ½ cup of the sauce and set aside; use the rest as a baste.
  5. Preheat the broiler. In a small bowl, combine chili powder, cumin and coriander.
  6. Rub the chicken with the spice mixture.
  7. Broil the chicken 6 inches from the heat for 3 minutes per side.
  8. Brush with half of the basting mixture and broil for 5 minutes longer.
  9. Turn the chicken over, brush with the remaining baste, and broil for 7 minutes longer or until cooked through.
  10. Serve with the reserved sauce.

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