Famous Barbecue Chicken Recipe

This recipe, by Jane Knouff, was featured at the Alabama Chicken and Egg Festival.

By James O. Fraioli from The Best Recipes From America's Food Festivals

Famous Barbecue ChickenPhoto Credit: Alabama Chicken and Egg FestivalFamous Barbecue Chicken


  • 1 large chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 tbsp. vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 tbsp.  lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. mustard
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika

    How to make it 

  • 1

    Mix the sauce ingredients together over medium heat. When sauce is heated, place chicken in the sauce and coat well.

  • 2

    Line a baking dish with foil and place the chicken inside. Seal the chicken with the foil.

  • 3

    Bake at 500°F degrees for 15 minutes, then 1 hour and 15 minutes at 350°F degrees, until done.

Also, see Fraioli’s picks for 10 Best Food Festival Recipes From Around America.

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