Barbecued Chicken

Easy to Make and Great for Family and Friends

GMA Recipes Dinner
Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min

Dishes can be good for your heart, taste great and please your whole family -- kids included. Heart-healthy cooking simply means making dishes that are low in saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, and moderate in total fat.

This recipe was specially developed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is reprinted with permission.


  • 5 Tbsp (3 oz) tomato paste
  • 1 tsp ketchup
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp molasses
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tsp white vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/8 tsp ginger, grated
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken (breasts, drumsticks), skinless
  • Cooking Directions

    Combine all ingredients except chicken in saucepan.

    Simmer for 15 minutes.

    Wash chicken and pat dry. Place on large platter andbrush with 1/2 of sauce mixture.

    Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigeratorfor 1 hour.

    Place chicken on baking sheet lined with aluminum foiland broil for 10 minutes on each side to seal in juices.

    Turn down oven to 350ยบ F and add remaining sauce to chicken. Cover chicken with aluminum foil and continue baking for 30 minutes.

    Nutritional Information:

    Calories: 176

    Total fat: 4 g

    Saturated fat: less than 1 g

    Cholesterol: 81 mg

    Sodium: 199 mg

    Total fiber: 1 g

    Protein: 27 g

    Carbohydrates: 7 g

    Potassium: 392 g

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: chicken, tomato paste, vinegar, honey, ketchup

    Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course

    More Info: Kid Friendly, Low Fat, Heart Healthy, Low Saturated Fat

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