Brined BBQ Chicken

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Serves: 6
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Ingredients

1 gal water
3/4 c kosher salt
2/3 c sugar
3/4 c low sodium soy sauce
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp ground sage
1/4 c olive oil
TO MAKE THE BRINE COMBINE ALL
INGREDIENTS IN A LARGE POT AND HEAT
TO A RAPID BOIL. REMOVE FROM HEAT
AND LET THE BRINE COME DOWN TO ROOM
TEMPERATURE. PLACE CHICKEN THIGHS
IN THE BRINE AND REFRIGERATE FOR 4
HOURS. THIS ENOUGH FOR ABOUT 7LBS
OF CHICKEN
2 Tbsp ground black pepper
1 Tbsp sugar
2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 Tbsp ground cumin
1 Tbsp granulated garlic
1 Tbsp brown sugar
4 Tbsp sweet paprika
2 tsp dry yellow mustard
1 Tbsp celery salt
1 Tbsp sea salt
MIX ALL THE RUB INGREDIENTS
TOGETHER.

The Cook

Josephine Quick Recipe
Cooked to Perfection
Indianapolis, IN (pop. 2.8M)
Kayliann
Member Since Jan 2012
Josephine's notes for this recipe:
Brining makes chiken very juicey and outstand taste. I also use this brine for ribs, pork chops some fish , but different brining time for the meats.
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Directions

1
Mix all the rub ingredients in a bowl, make sure the seasoning are well mixed. remove chicken from the brine, rinse off very well and pat dry with paper towels and place on a large cuting board or cookie sheet. Sprinle on a good amount of rub on both sides of the chicken, making sure too get some underneath the skin too. Let sit in the refrigerator covered with aluminum foil for about 1 hour,
2
Prepare the grill for indirect grilling. Place chicken on skin side down away from the heat and let cook for 30 minutes and place a good BBQ sauce on the skin side of the chicken thighs. Let cook for another 10 minutes and flip again, and coat the other side with the BBQ sauce. Let cook until juices run clear and the chicken is fully cooked.
3
You can also bake this chicken recipe in the oven at 400 degree for 1 hour and 45 min. are until juices run clear.

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