Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

A can of cola gives the savory barbecue sauce a flavor boost.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add chicken; brown on all sides.
  2. Carefully add cola, ketchup, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
  3. Remove the chicken and keep warm.
  4. Combine the cornstarch and cold water until smooth; add to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Return chicken to pan; heat through.


Most Helpful

I used b/s chicken thighs but otherwise followed the recipe. These were so easy to make and the longer they simmered the more tender they got. Will make this dish again! Made for All You Can Cook Buffet.

AZPARZYCH August 20, 2011

Really loved this chicken! It was like barbecued chicken but very moist and tender. I used Dr. Pepper as the cola and it really gave a wonderful flavor. So simple to make too...thanks for posting!

loof April 06, 2008

Tasty. I used diet cola and was prepared to add brown sugar if needed but the sauce was as sweet as I would want. We really enjoyed the sauce and might try it on ribs or chicken on the grill.

Keolani May 19, 2008

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