Dixie Grilled Chicken
(From Atlanta Cooknotes)


6 broilers, halved and washed

salt and pepper, to taste

olive or vegetable oil

2 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon pepper

2-1/2 cups vinegar

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 tablespoons smooth peanut butter (see Cooknote)

2 teaspoons celery seed

2 tablespoons salt

1/2 to 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice


Prepare grill.

Lightly sprinkle salt and pepper on chicken, and rub with oil.

In a saucepan, combine remaining ingredients and heat thoroughly.

When the bed of coals is glowing, place chicken on the grill.

Baste and turn frequently with sauce for one-and-one-half hours.

Cooknote: The peanut butter melts in the sauce and helps bind it to the chicken.

Servings 12


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