Cracked BBQ chicken is a simple recipe for those last minute barbecues an summer parties. A simple treat that all the family will love.

Servings                       8

Prep                             30 minutes

Cook                           15 minutes

Ready in                     2 h 45 minutes


·         1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded 1/4” thick

·         2 c. water

·         2 tbsp. salt

·         1/4 c. brown sugar

·         kosher salt

·         Freshly ground black pepper

·         1 c. barbecue sauce

·         Juice of 2 limes

·         2 cloves garlic, minced


  • In a large Ziploc bag, place chicken and pound until 1/4” thick. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together water, salt, and sugar until combined. Pour brine into Ziploc and refrigerate at least 15 minutes but preferably 2 hours


  • Remove chicken from brine and discard liquid.


  • Heat grill to medium. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Grill 6 minutes per side.


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together barbecue sauce, lime juice, and garlic. Baste chicken, flipping occasionally, until caramelised and cooked through.


Recipe Sourced From Delish

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