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Grilled Chicken with Whiskey Barbecue Sauce and Spicy Slaw

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time45 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 45 mins

Dine well while camping with this juicy grilled chicken recipe featuring a make-ahead barbecue sauce and slaw!

 1 ¼ cups ketchup
 1 ½ tsp hot sauce
 2 tbsp dark molasses
 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
 2 tbsp whiskey
 2 tbsp Worcestershire
 1 tbsp cider vinegar
 1 large garlic clove, minced
 1 lb cabbage, shredded
 ¼ red onion, cut into long slivers
 ½ red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
 ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
 2 tbsp sugar
 2 tbsp Champagne vinegar
 1 tbsp lime juice
 ½ tsp red chile flakes
 ½ tsp kosher salt
 ¼ tsp pepper
 6 chicken legs with thighs attached
 1 tbsp olive oil

Combine ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cover and simmer 45 minutes to
blend flavors, stirring occasionally with a long spoon. Add a little water if sauce gets too thick to pour. Let cool, then transfer to a plastic container and chill up to 1 week.


Toss vegetables in a large bowl to blend. Transfer to a re-sealable plastic bag. Put
remaining ingredients in a small container with a tight-fitting lid. Chill slaw and dressing up to 2 days.


In a large bowl, coat chicken in oil; pack in a re-sealable plastic bag and chill up to 2 days, or freeze.


Build a charcoal or wood fire in a grill and let burn to medium. Bring salad dressing to room temperature. Set aside 1/2 cup sauce.


Grill chicken until browned all over, about 15 minutes, turning occasionally. Turn again, generously brush tops with some of remaining sauce, and cook a few minutes; repeat turning and brushing 2 more times, until chicken is well-browned
and cooked through, 10 to 15 minutes total.


Toss slaw and dressing in a large bowl and serve with chicken and reserved sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 381g

Servings 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 709
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38.84g60%

Saturated Fat 9.09g46%
Trans Fat 0.002g
Cholesterol 212mg71%
Sodium 1709mg72%
Potassium 910mg26%
Total Carbohydrate 48.83g17%

Dietary Fiber 2.8g12%
Sugars 23.95g
Protein 42.62g86%

Vitamin A 52%
Vitamin C 77%
Calcium 10%
Iron 23%
Zinc 50%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.