Perfect Barbecue Chicken

Perfect Barbecue Chicken


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About this recipe: Chicken is marinated in a mixture of cider vinegar, mustard, garlic, brown sugar and lime and lemon juice, before being barbecued to perfection. Serve with a light green salad or jacket potatoes.


Serves: 6 

  • 4 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons coarse-ground mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 110g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:8hr marinating  ›  Ready in:8hr35min 

  1. In a large glass bowl, mix the cider vinegar, mustard, garlic, lime juice, lemon juice, dark brown soft sugar, salt and pepper. Whisk in the olive oil. Place chicken in the mixture. Cover and marinate 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat an outdoor barbecue for high heat.
  3. Lightly oil the cooking grate. Place chicken on the prepared barbecue and cook 6 to 8 minutes per side, until juices run clear. Discard marinade.

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Reviews (2)


Did this with chicken thighs at a BBQ for our friends. All disappeared very quickly which says it all! - 12 Sep 2013


Wow fantastic chicken recipe for the barby, my wife said it was the best ever - 23 Apr 2012

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