Thursday, August 4

Southern BBQ Brined Chicken

Simply addictive and possibly the most irresistible chicken there is, brined grilled chicken will turn any picnic into an event.

Time 30 minutes cook time, brine time 2 hours minimum.

The needs-

1 1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into large pieces
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper

For Brine:
2 cup water
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tbsp salt

For Sauce:
1 1/2 cup Hickory BBQ Sauce
1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped fine
2 tsp lime juice
1 tsp minced garlic

The know:

In a large sealable zip top bag combine brown sugar and salt.

Add in water and mix.

Add in chicken. Place in refrigerator for at least two hours, I let it sit all day.

When ready remove from refrigerator and set on counter top for 20 minutes, while your preheat grill.

Heat your grill to medium-high heat for 15-20 minutes.

While this heats combine cilantro, lime juice, and garlic in a small bowl.

Add in BBQ and stir until even in color.

Grill chicken 15-20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160-165.

Brush chicken completely with glaze and continue to cook for another 10-15 minutes or until chicken has reached a safe internal temperature.