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Barbecue and Hot Sauce Chicken Legs




4 to 5 whole chicken legs or any parts you like ( boiled in a large pot water for 1/2 hour, save broth for another use) pre cook and cooled.

Marinade:
1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce (see below for recipe)
1/4 cup  chicken wings sauce ( I use Franks)
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and smoked paprika
2 teaspoons olive oil

Place chicken legs into marinade mix well and place in a container  for at least 3 hours or overnight.
When chicken is marinated, pre heat grill on high, then lower to medium. Place legs on the grill, cook chicken until crisp and brown, cutting to it with juices running clear.



Basic BBQ Sauce

1 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon mustard
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons black pepper

Mix all the above in a bowl, taste better made the day before and refrigerated, however you can use this right away. 

Or here is another alternative for you.... if you like a smoky flavor
Smoky BBQ Sauce
1 bottle chili sauce (12 ounces)
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon mustard
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
3 tablespoons vinegar
2 teaspoon liquid smoke

Again, mix it all up in a bowl and refrigerator overnight if possible.

27 comments:

  1. Chicken is really tasty if cooked in this way. It's perfect for a barbeque with friends. Bye dear, have a great week

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  2. If it ever warms up here or stops raining, I want to grill too!

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  3. Well done. I don't grill anymore except with stovetop grill. Nonetheless you've done a swell job.

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  4. I just don't make enough bbq to satisfy the hubby...these would be great for our 4th of July cookout...yummy!

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  5. this method makes for a very moist chicken and combined with your sauce, must be pure BBQ heaven... like the wing sauce in there

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  6. Such an awesome BBQ sauce and chicken sounds delish:)

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  7. I just adore chicken like this! I make it at home all the time and I like the tip on the other ingredts., besides the BBQ sauce.
    Thank you for dropping by and visiting the girls and for your lovely comments...I didn't go to the Disney cruise, they did alone, they go to Orlando almost every year, the kids love it and they'll soon outgrow it too! I hope to go with the next year with hubby. Hugs. FABBY

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  8. This sauce certainly has all the right ingredients to pack a heck of a punch...great cooking ;o)

    Flavourful wishes,
    Claudia

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  9. Mmmmm...nothing better than chicken cooking on the grill. Par-boiling it make it easier to get the chicken done. Great sauce, and you can make it your way!

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  10. Oh that smoky bbq sauce... oh my worrrd! That sounds really really good. I am definitely loving this!

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  11. This really looks delicious. It's the kind of dish I'd love to serve to family and friends. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  12. yummy bbq I haven't heard of liquid smoke thank you for introducing

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  13. Looks like some mighty good chicken!

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  14. This is the kind of dish I would make over and over again during the summer.

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  15. OMG-I'm craving this exact chicken on the grill, with the favorite sauce of mine, that you have made.
    I also use almost to the exact basic BBQ sauce, and appreciate that your shared the smoked paprika BBQ sauce, as well. All we nee is some nice cold potato salad, coleslaw and some nice cold beer! Yumm:D

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  16. We have bees living in our grill so we I haven't been able to use it yet this year. Seeing your spicy grilled chicken is making me jealous!

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  17. Love me some BBQ chicken, perfect for the weekend. You know, I will be raising some chickens in my yard next year.

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  18. I don't think you can ever go wrong when Frank's is involved! That sauce sounds delicious.

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  19. I haven't barbequed for ages. These colourful pics are tempting me now. I am drooling!

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  20. Claudia! This is good timing. I picked up some chicken legs today not knowing for sure what I would do with them. Now I know! These look fabulous! : )

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  21. Very interesting that your par boil the legs....it certainly saves on the grilling time...

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  22. Looks like a good recipe. Gonna give it a whirl soon.

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  23. I could eat some of your Q'd chicken right now Claudia. Perfect for summer!

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  24. I love a good homemade bbq sauce and that chicken looks great.

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  25. These look perfectly grilled...love the bbq sauces :)My boys always par boil chicken before grilling as well and they always come out wonderfully!

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