Dr. Pepper BBQ Chicken

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Shirl J 831

Great dish, one of my friends gave me this recipe, she says it is a "stand by" fav. with her family.

Top Review by Andrea B.

I wanted to love this recipe. It was fairly easy to make and tasted good. I bought a bottle of Dr. Pepper on a whim and didn't finish it, so I remembered reading about this recipe and decided to make it. I skipped the onions because I don't ever add them in my BBQ sauce. I simmered it for about 40 minutes and it was still too thin. Next time I would try simmering even longer. I poured it in a bottle and applied it to my chicken legs every 5 minutes in the oven. The brown bits where the sauce really caramelized were GREAT. I feel like if it had been thicker, and if I had broiled it for a bit at the end, and the entire leg was covered in that sticky brown caramelized sauce, this would be a five star recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together all ingredients and simmer 15-20 minutes.
  2. Baste chicken.
  3. *This can be done on grill outside too, or oven.
  4. This sauce is enough for two whole chickens, halved.

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