Time to fire up the grill for the 4th of July!
Guinness BBQ chicken recipe
- 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1 broiling/frying chicken (about 3 lbs) cut into serving pieces
- 1 bottle of Guinness
- 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon dark molasses
- 1/8 teaspoon red pepper sauce
Rub seasoned salt evenly over chicken. Arrange chicken in a single layer in a shallow 2-quart baking dish.
Mix remaining ingredients in a small bowl; pour over chicken pieces. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight; turn chicken over several times during marinating.
Preheat coals in outdoor barbecue. Remove chicken from marinade; reserving marinade. Arrange chicken, skin-side up, on cooking rack 5-7 inches above hot coals. Cook until the underside of the chicken is dark brown, 20-25 minutes. Brush it with marinade.
Turn chicken over; brush chicken with marinade. Cook until the underside of the chicken is dark brown, 20-25 minutes longer. Turn chicken over; continue cooking until chicken is fork-tender, 5-10 minutes longer, brushing often with marinade. Serve hot or cold.
* Originally published in 2011, updated in June 2021.