Grilled Chicken With White Barbecue Sauce

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

This recipe from Cooking Light was surprisingly easy to prepare and very flavorful. I had never had a “white” barbecue sauce and was pleasantly surprised at the taste. Since grilled chicken is a summertime staple for me I will be making this sauce in a bigger batch and refrigerating in bottles. The spicy "vinegary" taste goes very well with the grilled chicken. Feel free to adjust the spices in the sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To prepare chicken:.
  2. Loosen skin from breast by inserting fingers, gently pushing between skin and meat.
  3. Combine salt and next 4 ingredients (salt through chipotle chili powder). Rub mixture under loosened skin.
  4. Grill chicken on each side over direct heat for 5 minutes or until browned.
  5. Move chicken to indirect heat and cover, cooking an additional 35 minutes or until done.
  6. Discard skin.
  7. To prepare sauce:.
  8. Combine mayonnaise and remaining ingredients, using a whisk. Serve sauce with chicken. Sauce can be made up to 1 day in advance, flavors will intensify.


Most Helpful

Cece, this is ObxCliff...I used this recipe as a base for a sauce at work! I added chipotle in adobo, cilantro, garlic, used rice vinegar (not as acidic tasting) and a few other things and used it for a spiced rubbed grilled steak. It was great...good customer & server responses, too!!! Thanks for another great recipe!!!

ObxCliff May 01, 2011

LOVED this sauce - it's very different from our usual grilling sauces and marinades. We used it on a pork loin too.

Ginger V June 19, 2008

We LOVE the white bbq sauce. It has a different zing that my family prefers over reg. bbq sauce. This is our new go to grilled chicken recipe from now on. Yum. Thank you for sharing with us.

mommyoffour April 26, 2014

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