Root Beer Chicken
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If you love the taste of old-fashioned root beer, then you'll love this lip-smackin' Root Beer Chicken. Whether you're serving this up for a picnic or potluck, everyone is sure to enjoy the added flavor! The root beer adds a rich caramel accent to the BBQ sauce, and it will have them saying, "OOH IT'S SO GOOD!!"™ as they soak up the summer sun.
What You'll Need
- 1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) chicken, cut into 8 pieces
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 cup root beer
- 1 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
What to Do
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Place chicken pieces in baking dish; season with salt and pepper.
- Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until no pink remains in chicken and juices run clear.
- In a medium saucepan, combine remaining ingredients; mix well and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 20 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half.
- Preheat grill to medium heat. Coat chicken with sauce and grill 5 minutes per side, basting frequently with sauce. Bring remaining sauce to a boil, then serve with chicken.
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- Go-alongs are the name of the game, and for this recipe, we suggest checking out some of our favorite deli salad recipes! For a twist on a classic, try our Ranch Potato Salad or, our always popular, Apple Bacon Coleslaw!
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Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Calories 493
- Calories from Fat 86
- Total Fat 9.5g 15 %
- Saturated Fat 2.3g 11 %
- Trans Fat 0.1g 0 %
- Protein 68g 137 %
- Cholesterol 201mg 67 %
- Sodium 2,049mg 85 %
- Total Carbohydrates 36g 12 %
- Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1 %
- Sugars 32g 0 %