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SIMPLE BBQ Grilled Chicken

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 34 pounds chicken, cut up, thigh, legs and/or breasts, skin on
  • 23 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups BBQ SauceBBQ Sauce


  1. Preheat grill to high heat.
  2. Clean chicken and pat dry with a paper towel.
  3. Place the chicken in either a large bowl or on a baking sheet and sprinkle both sides liberally with salt and pepper and drizzle lightly with olive oil.
  4. Place the chicken on the grill skin side down for 10-15 minutes or until skin is browned, rotating or turning if the chicken becomes charred. Once the chicken is cooked about 3/4 of the way through, paste with the BBQ sauce and continue cooking until a thermometer reads 150-155°.
  5. Place the chicken on a clean platter and cover with foil to let the juices settle and let the chicken continue to cook until it reaches 160° F.
  6. Serve with more BBQ sauce if desired.


  • Serving Size: 4-6

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