19 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 8
  • 1 Rating Star 4
  • 4 Rating Star 4
  • 3 Rating Star 2
  • 2 Rating Star 1
  • 19 Ratings

A simple 8-ingredient, quick-fix barbecue sauce turns everyday chicken into a true feast. Smoked paprika -- pimiento peppers that have been dried over fire -- supply the smoky taste.

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Ingredients

  • 8 small chicken drumsticks

  • 1 large onion, cut into 6 slices

  • Olive oil

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • ¼ cup molasses

  • 3 – 4 tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • Several dashes bottled hot pepper sauce

  • Fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

Directions

  • Preheat broiler. Broil chicken on the unheated rack of a broiler pan 4 to 5 inches from heat for 10 minutes.

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  • Lightly brush onion slices with olive oil. Remove broiler pan from oven. Turn and move chicken to one end of pan. Place onion slices in a single layer on opposite end of pan. Broil for 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear (180°F).

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  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine ketchup, molasses, vinegar, brown sugar, paprika, and pepper sauce. Bring to boiling over medium heat. Remove from heat; keep warm. Remove onions from broiler. Broil chicken 2 minutes more; brush with sauce during the last minute.

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  • Chop two of the onion slices; stir into sauce. Serve chicken with onion slices and parsley.

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Nutrition Facts

426 calories, 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat, 3 g polyunsaturated fat, 7 g monounsaturated fat), 118 mg cholesterol, 802 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 33 g sugar, 30 g protein.

Reviews

19 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 8
  • 1 Rating Star 4
  • 4 Rating Star 4
  • 3 Rating Star 2
  • 2 Rating Star 1