Brined BBQ Chicken

6
Josephine Quick

By
@Kayliann

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr

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.

How to Make Brined BBQ Chicken

Step-by-Step

  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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About Brined BBQ Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy



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