Original BBQ Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Weber has a line of marinade mixes that you add juice to that are really, really good. And they’re perfect for flavoring chicken before cooking it on the Char-Broil Big Easy. I picked up a package of each and used them to marinate my favorite, split chicken breasts. The original BBQ marinade is mixed with apple juice to produce wonderfully seasoned chicken. A hint of hickory smoke and a hint of sweetness, you’ll think you’re enjoying sauced chicken, but instead all that flavor comes from the marinade alone.Original BBQ Chicken on the Char-Broil Big EasySince the Big Easy cooks at a high temperature you do have to watch that your chicken doesn’t char. One way to help prevent that is to not use marinades containing substances that might burn, like sugar or honey. The other is to rinse the chicken before cooking. Now, you’re going to lose a bit of flavor doing that, but if like me you’re going to remove the skin before eating, it really doesn’t make that big of a difference.

Weber makes all sorts of great flavored Just Add Juice marinades. Collect them all!

Also try my peach BBQ chicken, made in no time on the Big Easy!

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Weber Marinades

Original BBQ Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

 A hint of hickory smoke and a hint of sweetness, you’ll think you’re enjoying sauced chicken, but instead all that flavor comes from the marinade alone.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 272kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Place the chicken into a resealable bag or container.
  • Add marinade to taste. Toss to coat.
  • Seal and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, turning occasionally.
  • Fire up your Big Easy.
  • Transfer the chicken to the Big Easy basket.
  • Cook for approximately 20 minutes per pound or until it reaches 165 F as checked in several places.
  • Remove and let rest 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 263mg | Potassium: 868mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

Daddy’s BBQ Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

I’m not one to rename other folk’s recipes, so when I came across Daddy’s BBQ chicken I couldn’t call it something else even though it’s not my daddy’s BBQ chicken. If it was though, I’d say “Dad, that’s amazingly great chicken!”. Like any other poultry made on the Char-Broil Big Easy it’s tender, juicy and of course, there’s crispy crazy yummy skin. The marinade is the perfect combination of Worcestershire sauce and steak sauce with just a hint of citrus.
Daddy's BBQ Chicken on the Char-Broil Big EasyI would make Daddy’s BBQ chicken on my Char-Broil Big Easy again. And again. People might look at it first and expect a fairly simple chicken but that’s not what they’ll get. Packed with flavor it’s a nice change from your standard roasted chicken or chicken that has been covered in a traditional BBQ sauce.

I’m a big fan of BBQ-style chicken on the Big Easy. Also check out my peach BBQ and white barbecue recipes.

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Daddy's BBQ Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Like any other poultry made on the Char-Broil Big Easy it’s tender, juicy and of course, there’s crispy crazy yummy skin. The marinade is the perfect combination of Worcestershire sauce and steak sauce with just a hint of citrus.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 5 hours
Servings 4 servings
Calories 402kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts split bone-in, skin removed if desired
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup A-1 steak sauce
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter melted
  • Kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Place the chicken into a large resealable bag or container.
  • Whisk together the lemon juice, Worcestershire, steak sauce and butter.
  • Pour the marinade over the chicken.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours, turning the chicken every 30 minutes.
  • When ready to cook, fire up your Big Easy.
  • Remove the chicken from the marinade and shake off any excess.
  • Season the chicken liberally with salt and pepper and transfer to the Big Easy basket.
  • Cook until the chicken measures 165 F as measured in several places, generally 20 minutes per pound.
  • Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Notes

Depending on the side of your chicken breasts you might need a Bunk Bed basket to fit all of the chicken into your Big Easy.

Nutrition

Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 175mg | Sodium: 676mg | Potassium: 1098mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

Italian Ranch BBQ Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

I made some fantastic flashback old school BBQ chicken on my Char-Broil Big Easy the other day. It put me in the mood for more BBQ chicken, so I up and made this fantastic Italian Ranch BBQ chicken. It’s like my old school BBQ chicken kicked up big time. You still get that great BBQ sauce flavor, but as a bonus, you get ultra-tender juicy chicken that has marinated in Italian and Ranch dressings. My goodness, it was good!
Italian Ranch BBQ Chicken on the Char-Broil Big EasyThe original recipe for Italian Ranch BBQ chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy called for marinating the chicken in the BBQ sauce and the dressings. I was using a BBQ sauce made with molasses. I knew that if it spent a long time over high heat it would start to burn. So, I marinated the chicken overnight in the dressings and then placed it into the Big Easy until almost done. That’s when I brushed the chicken with the BBQ sauce. And it was good.

Also try my southwest chicken on the Big Easy.

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Italian Ranch BBQ Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Welcome to kicked-up old school BBQ chicken. You get that great BBQ sauce flavor, but as a bonus, you get ultra-tender juicy chicken that has marinated in Italian and Ranch dressings. My goodness, it was good!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 12 hours
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 12 hours 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 673kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 large chicken breasts skin removed
  • 3/4 cup Italian dressing
  • 3/4 cup Ranch dressing
  • 3/4 cup BBQ sauce divided

Instructions

  • Place the chicken into resealable container or baggie.
  • Whisk together the Italian dressing, Ranch dressing, and 1/2 cup of the BBQ sauce.
  • Add the marinade to the container. Seal and shake gently to coat. Let marinate overnight.
  • Fire up your Char-Broil Big Easy.
  • Shake off any excess marinade and add the chicken to the Big Easy basket.
  • Cook until chicken is done or just shy of done, 10-15 minutes per pound.
  • Brush remaining BBQ sauce onto chicken and if desired, return to the Big Easy for 5 minutes to 'set' the sauce.

Notes

You'll need a Big Easy Bunk Bed basket to be able to double this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 673kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 159mg | Sodium: 1743mg | Potassium: 1026mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 221IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutritional values are approximate.