Angela’s marinated barbecue chicken

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Angela Treadaway is an extension agent with the Shelby County Extension office. When she isn&8217;t working hard there, she cooks up this dish.


2/3 cup sugar

2/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

1/2 cup lemon lime soda

1/2 cup lemon juice

2 tablespoons garlic powder

1 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

8 bone-in skinless chicken breast halves

2 tablespoons barbecue sauce

In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Pour 1 1/2 cups marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.

Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain and discard marinade from chicken. Add barbecue sauce to reserved marinade. Grill chicken, covered, over indirect medium heat for 35 – 50 minutes or until meat thermometer reaches 170 degrees, turning and basting occasionally with marinade. Before serving, brush with remaining marinade.

Yield: 8 serving