Barbecued Chicken

  • Active Time 25m
  • Total Time 55m

Makes 4 servings


  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 4 limes)
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 chicken breast halves, bone in


In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the lime juice, ketchup, molasses, oil and seasonings.

Divide the sauce into 2 equal portions. Marinate the chicken breasts in one portion for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare a barbecue grill or preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Arrange the chicken breasts on the grill rack or in a large roasting pan. Brush generously with the remaining barbecue sauce. Grill or bake until the chicken is thoroughly cooked through, basting it with the sauce.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 5583

nutrition information per serving

572 calories; 17g total fat; 137mg cholesterol; 1490mg sodium; 50g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 56g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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