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How to prepare Barbecued Chicken ?


Preparation time: 5 mins 

Cooking time: 1 hr 45 mins 

Serving: 6


  • 4 pounds of your favourite chicken parts (legs, thighs, wings, breasts), skin-on
  • Salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce, store-bought or homemade


  1. Coat the chicken pieces with olive oil and sprinkle salt over them on all sides.
  2. Prepare one side of your grill for high, direct heat. If you are using charcoal or wood, make sure there is a cool side to the grill where there are few to no coals.
  3. Lay the chicken pieces skin side down on the hottest side of the grill in order to sear the skin side well. Grill uncovered for 5-10 minutes, depending on how hot the grill is (you do not want the chicken to burn).
  4. Once you have a good sear on one side, turn the chicken pieces over and move them to the cooler side of the grill.
  5. Cover the grill and cook undisturbed for 20-30 minutes.
  6. Turn the chicken pieces over and baste them with your favourite barbecue sauce. Cover the grill again and allow to cook for another 15-20 minutes.
  7. Repeat, turning the chicken pieces over, basting them with sauce, covering, and cooking for another 10-30 minutes.
  8. The chicken is done when the internal temperature of the chicken pieces are 160°F for breasts and 170°F for thighs when tested with a meat thermometer. If you insert the tip of a knife into the middle of the thickest piece and the juices should run clear, the chicken is done.
  9. If the chicken isn't done, turn the pieces over and continue to cook at a low temperature.
  10. If you want, you can finish with a sear on the hot side of the grill. To do this, put the pieces, skin side down, on the hot side of the grill. Allow them to sear and blacken slightly for a minute or two.
  11. Paint with more barbecue sauce to serve.

Posted by Coba Grills and we thank Simply Recipes for this delicious recipe and the recipe link is