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Grilled sweet corn is made into a homemade relish that pairs perfectly with the smoky chicken in this dinner recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
grill:
50 mins
Servings:
8
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Plank-Smoked Chicken with Grilled Corn Relish

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • At least 1 hour before grilling, soak grilling planks in water. (Top with heavy dish to keep submerged.)

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  • Loosen skin on chicken. In small bowl combine hot pepper sauce, black pepper, and 1 teaspoon salt. Drizzle under skin of chicken. Rub to disperse pepper mixture.

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  • For charcoal grill, place planks on rack of uncovered grill directly over medium coals,until planks begin to crackle and smoke. Place chicken, bone sides down, on planks. Add corn to grill rack. Cover; grill 15 to 20 minutes or until corn is tender, turning two or three times. Remove corn from grill. Set aside; keep warm. Cover and grill chicken 35 to 40 minutes longer or until no pink remains (180 degrees F in a thigh). (For gas,heat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place planks with chicken and corn on rack overheat. Grill as above.)

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  • For Grilled Corn Relish, cut corn from cobs. In medium bowl combine corn, pimientos, green onions, oil, honey, lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper; toss. Add 1/3 cup Fresh Ranch dressing, below. Toss to coat.

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  • On large platter spoon Grilled Corn Relish. Top with chicken and pecans. Drizzle remaining Fresh Ranch Dressing. Serve with lemon. Makes 8 servings.

To vary the heat:

Hot: 2 tsp. cracked black pepperHotter: 3 tsp. cracked black pepperHottest: 4 tsp. cracked black pepper

Nutrition Facts (Plank-Smoked Chicken with Grilled Corn Relish)

664 calories; total fat 44g; saturated fat 13g; polyunsaturated fat 10g; monounsaturated fat 19g; cholesterol 180mg; sodium 745mg; potassium 712mg; carbohydrates 20g; fiber 2g; sugar 8g; protein 46g; vitamin a 1020IU; vitamin c 23mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 17mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 52mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 61mg; iron 3mg.

Fresh Ranch Dressing

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  • In a blender or food processor combine buttermilk; sour cream; mayonnaise; lemon juice; hot pepper sauce, optional; garlic; salt and pepper. Cover and blend or process until smooth.

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