Saturday, August 18, 2012

BBQ'd Chicken Freezer Meal Recipe

BBQ'd Chicken
makes 3 entrees, 4 servings each

6 lbs chicken breasts
2 tsp. oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 1/4 cups ketchup
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup bourbon
2 Tbsp. lime juice
1 Tbsp. smoked paprika
1 Tbsp. brown sugar
4 tsp. jerk seasoning, recipe follows

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring, until soft, 2-3 minutes. Add ketchup, water, bourbon, lime juice, paprika, brown sugar, and jerk seasoning. Reduce heat; simmer 30 minutes, stirring frequently. Cool sauce.
While sauce is cooling, rinse and trim chicken as desired. Divide chicken evenly among the 3 freezer bags. Divide cooled sauce evenly over chicken. Freeze.

Jerk Seasoning Recipe
Mix together the following spices:
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 tsp. ground allspice
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

Bag Label:
BBQ'd Chicken     Date:____________
Thaw. Grill chicken, turning every 5 min. & basting frequently w/marinade. Do not baste chicken during last 5 min. of grilling. Discard remaining marinade.

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