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Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken

Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken

63 Ratings
63 Ratings
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Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken
Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This recipe is spiced up using cayenne pepper, ginger, and garlic combined with the sweetness of honey, molassess, and ketchup to create a tasty comfort food. 

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/3 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/3 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger (grated)
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken (skinless breasts, drumsticks)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Combine all ingredients except chicken in saucepan.
  3. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Place chicken on large platter and brush with half the sauce mixture.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  6. Remove plastic wrap from chicken. Place chicken on baking sheet lined with aluminum foil and broil for 10 minutes on each side to seal in juices.
  7. Remove from broiler and add remaining sauce to chicken. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Notes

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Source:

Heart Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style
US Department of Health and Human Services
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 breast or 2 small drumsticks (89g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 102
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 44 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Carbohydrates 6 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 18 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 340 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 102
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 7 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 20 mg
Cholesterol 44 mg
Carbohydrates 6 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 14 g
Minerals
Calcium 18 mg
Potassium 340 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Copper 98 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 25 mg
Phosphorus 150 mg
Selenium 13 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 24 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.3 mg
Vitamin C 4 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 7 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 6 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Protein Foods 2 ounces

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