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Quick Chicken Barbeque Recipe

Updated on May 3, 2017
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Quick chicken barbeque~home grilled to perfection!
Quick chicken barbeque~home grilled to perfection! | Source
5 stars from 6 ratings of this delicious chicken BBQ

Did you know?

Grilling chicken is a lot healthier than any other method of cooking it.

Writers Tears on the side will be a good idea too! ~:)
Writers Tears on the side will be a good idea too! ~:) | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 50 min
Yields: 4-6

Note:

Including marinating period, preparation time may be longer but meat is definitely tastier.~

Tip:

Bone-in helps prevent chicken from drying out and is much more juicier and flavorful than boneless.



Nice colourful salad goes so well with this chicken BBQ~
Nice colourful salad goes so well with this chicken BBQ~ | Source

What you need?

  • Chicken
  • Ketchup
  • Can of Coke or 7-UP
  • Crushed garlic

Tip:

Bone-in chicken is cheaper than boneless.


How to?

  1. Wash the fresh cut chicken and drain.
  2. Place chicken in a container (bowl) and throw in the crushed garlic (optional). Mix it.
  3. Combine coke and ketchup.
  4. Toss the chicken and marinate for half an hour (or more). Keep refrigerated.
  5. Fire up the grill, barbecue to perfection and enjoy!

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    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      16 months ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Rolly. Appreciate you coming by. And yes, getting in there...slowly.

      Keep well.

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      Rolly A Chabot 

      16 months ago from Alberta Canada

      Looks like a great recipe. I have tried similar in a straight smoker at 200 degrees for 2 hours using Apple Wood

      Will have to try this one... great to see you back at the keyboard girl...

      Hugs

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Kathryn: Hello and thank you for your readership and comments. I know, we always say coke is bad for you but hey, we don't BBQ all the time. So, why not? It is delicious and very affordable too. Cheers!

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      Kathryn 

      4 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

      I have never heard of using Coke as part of a marinade, but this sounds delicious!

      Thanks for sharing this with us, and have a great day!

      ~ Kathryn

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Pegcole17: Thank you for coming by. I promise you a delicious chicken BBQ perfect for this grillin' season. :) Enjoy your summer!

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      Peg Cole 

      4 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      What an unusual twist to the standard marinade. Sounds quite tasty and easy to make. I like to use the bone in chicken as well. It does tend to make the end result a lot more moist. Thanks for sharing this delicious barbecue recipe.

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Writer Janis: Thank you...that's awesome and let me know how you like it when you try it. Cheers! :)

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      Janis 

      4 years ago from California

      This seems so easy to make. I'll give it a try.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Tolovaj: Thank you for reading and commenting. You may also try using 7-up and just throw in a bit of soy sauce, pepper and fresh garlic into your marinate. Enjoy! :)

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      Tolovaj 

      4 years ago

      I never used coke for marinade. I guess the acid in the drink is pretty aggressive and it is suitable for really fast preparations. Have to try this once... Thanks for the intriguing idea!

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      mts1098: Man Cave grilling...sounds perfect! Thank you for stopping by! Enjoy the grill!

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      mts1098 

      4 years ago

      Perhaps I will try this recipe from my Man Cave grill - I never imagined on adding coke to a recipe - cheers and thanks

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      JPSO138: Thank you for reading and commenting. I'm pretty sure you'll enjoy this very economical recipe.

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      JPSO138 

      4 years ago from Cebu, Philippines, International

      I love to do barbecues. May it be pork or chicken and have tried many ways for marination using vinegar and soy sauce. I will definitely give this a try. Up for this one!

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Insightful Tiger: Let me know how you like it...thanks for passing by.

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      Insightful Tiger 

      4 years ago

      Oh my! I know what I'm doing this weekend!! Thanks, it looks yummy!

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      teaches12345: Thank you Diana. Such a teaser photo, eh? Glad you enjoyed it! I like simple recipes.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Michelle! Thank you the visit and sharing! Much appreciated.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      4 years ago

      Wow! I love that photo opener and I wish I could have some. Great recipe.

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      Michelle Liew 

      4 years ago from Singapore

      Delicious, Cristina! Thanks for sharing!

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Writer Fox: Thank you. I'm pretty sure you'll enjoy the actual BBQ. Cheers!

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      Writer Fox 

      4 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      What a creative idea to use Coke as an ingredient! I really like this recipe because it is so simple.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Tuatha: Pleased to meet you here and thank you for reading and commenting. I promise this will not disappoint you. Really quick and easy...your wallet will love it too! Lol!

      When I first made it, my hubby was teasing me, said what an invention and ketchup should be for dipping on the side and not for marinating. And then, he fell in love with the smell while I was grilling it, much more after tasting it. :)

      Let me know how you like it when you try it. :)

      Cheers!

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Sunshine! Ahmm, not sure about diet coke but no harm in trying. BTW, I just had this quickie today for lunch again (with mash potato salad) and will never get tired of it. Back to marinating, I remember mom using 7-up and that's a good one too. :)

      Well, thanks for gracing my kitchen today. Lovely to see you.

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      Kari Shinal 

      4 years ago from AZ

      Woohoo! Now I can use my most fave drink as a marinade. What is this world coming to? Love the idea, will try soon. Thanks CrisSp!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      You weren't kidding about a quick recipe! And easy! And unique! I've never used coke as a marinade...how about diet coke? I'm guessing that's useful also and just as tasty :)

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      My pleasure to share MizBejabbers! Thank you for stopping by. Not only this tastes good, it's also very economical. Let me know how you like it when you give it a try. Cheers!

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hi Rolly! I'm pretty sure you'll love it. Great for camping but too bad, it's kind of chilly now. Great to see you here.

      Thanks again for stopping by!

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hi Joe! Ono it is, indeed! Trust me, I once packed this with me on board (along with some salad) because I'm tired of eating the airplane food and when I heat it up, the entire aircraft smells like BBQ! Ha..ha...ha...., I'm not kidding!

      Well, lovely to see to you here down my galley. Thank you. I hope you feel better now.

      Love from the sky~

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      Doris James-MizBejabbers 

      4 years ago

      Coke and ketchup? Whodathunkit! Sounds interesting and I'm certainly willing to try it. Thanks for sharing.

    • Rolly A Chabot profile image

      Rolly A Chabot 

      4 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi CrisSp... sitting here thinking of the chicken marinating in the fridge and this is one I look forward to trying...

      Hugs and much love as always

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      Hawaiian Odysseus 

      5 years ago from Southeast Washington state

      Cris,

      Wow! Coke and ketchup? No kidding! I'll have to try this when I'm back in Hawai'i and can sneak some meat into my diet once again. Ha-ha! The photo of the finished chicken looks so ono (Hawaiian for delicious)! Thanks for sharing, my friend! The passengers would go nuts if you could serve this to them! : ) Aloha!

      ~Joe

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      LKMore: Thank you. That's very nice of you to drop by and to leave an honest comment.

      Love from the sky~

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      LKMore01 

      5 years ago

      Even though I don't cook, CrisSp I will try to have someone make this for me. It looks and sounds delicious.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      prasetio30: It is! I promise! :) Well, thank you for reading, sharing and voting up. Much appreciated.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Careerrmommy: Welcome to my kitchen and thank you for your visit. Enjoy!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      aviannovice: This is actually for the novice in the kitchen not for an expert cook like you. Lol! Always good to see you Deb. Thank you for dropping by.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      vkwok: So, go BBQ! Lol! Kidding aside, good to see you here and thank you for stopping by my kitchen.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hi Janet! Thank you. I'm pretty sure you'll enjoy this. :)

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      prasetio30 

      5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      It sound delicious, I love chicken. Thanks for sharing with us. Voted up :-)

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      Tirralan Watkins 

      5 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      What a simple barbeque chicken recipe. It sounds interesting and definitely worth a try. I love easy recipes so this is right up my alley.

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      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Never tried a chicken recipe like this. When I get a chicken urge, will be sure to give this a shot.

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      Victor W. Kwok 

      5 years ago from Hawaii

      Looks good. Suddenly, I feel like BBQ.

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      Janet Giessl 

      5 years ago from Georgia country

      I have never marinated a chicken like this. That's interesting. I have to try this. Thanks for sharing this interesting recipe. The picture looks yummy.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Stephanie: Ketchup alone will do but it's a lot tastier with coke. :) As I said, in one of my comments above, 7-UP will do as well mix with soy sauce, fresh garlic and pepper. Goodluck!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      livingsta: Glad you like it. My pleasure to share and thank you for your visit. *hub hugs*

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      bravewarrior: I know, eh? Dare try it darlin'!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      CraftytotheCore: Back home, mom would marinate BBQ in a simple mixture of 7-UP, fresh garlic, pepper and drops of soy sauce and when it's put on the grill, I swear neighbors are drooling. :)

      Glad you stop by. Thanks.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      DDE: Huh, Tikka spice...hmmm..sounds delish to me. Why not? Throw it in! :)

      Thanks for stopping by.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Dear Eric, I've never tried bitter ale but sounds interesting to me. I'm pretty sure my hubby will enjoy that. Thanks for coming by.

      Cheers!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      My pleasure Faith. Thought I'd throw in those good tips I've learned from my mama actually.

      I hope you enjoy it.

      Love from the sky~

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      Stephanie Bradberry 

      5 years ago from New Jersey

      Looks delicious. I would have to find an alternative to coke. Thanks for sharing!

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      livingsta 

      5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Cris, thank you for this lovely recipe. I am always on the look out for simple and healthy recipes and this one is awesome. Thank you for sharing this with us :-)

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      5 years ago from Central Florida

      Coke and ketchup? Who knew?

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      CraftytotheCore 

      5 years ago

      This looks delicious! I have never used soda before, but I have used beer for beef. I love chicken dishes. The other night I made a baked chicken thigh dish. Truly great tips!

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Awesome I have tried this recipe many times and it is my best but also I add more of a Tikka spice chicken on the BBQ is one of my favorites thanks for sharing. Your ideas and ingredients sound great

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      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Yum and yum yum. While I do not drink beer anymore. I would make two batches. One with the coke and one with a bitter ale. What am I saying (would) I am going to this Friday night. I will get the mesquite charcoal tomorrow. Thanks I can fix it when I get home and by the dinner time it will be just right and easy.

      Thanks ---- and I am going to serve it just like your picture at the top - perfect.

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      Thanks for sharing your BBQ Chicken recipe! Awesome. Good point about the bone-in chicken as opposed to the boneless.

      Hugs and love, Faith Reaper

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Bill for your support. I'm pretty sure you'll like this simple and very economical recipe. This has always been a hit on camping days and even at home.

      Love from the sky~

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      Bill Holland 

      5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Hey Cris!

      I'm always on the lookout for a good barbecue recipe, and chicken is my favorite, so this has everything I need. Thanks!

      sending love from Olympia

      bill

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