What says “4th of July Celebration” better than a perfectly cooked grilled chicken?
This simple recipe is guaranteed to please all of your guests on this holiday. The accompanying white sauce is a new twist for this old favorite.
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
10 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (about 3 lb.)
White Barbecue Sauce (See below)
Combine first seven ingredients until blended. Rinse chicken, and pat dry; rub seasoning mixture over chicken.
Place chicken in a zip-top plastic freezer bag. Seal and chill 4 hours.Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Remove chicken from bag, discarding bag.
Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 180°. Serve with White Barbecue Sauce.
White Sauce Recipe
1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon coarse ground blackpepper
1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons horseradish
Stir together mayonnaise, vinegar, minced garlic, black pepper, mustard, sugar, salt, and horseradish until blended. Cover and chill 2 to 4 hours. Store refrigerated in an airtight container up to 1 week.