The Best Labor Day BBQ Recipes

"The Chew's" Carla Hall cooks up her favorite BBQ chicken and strawberry-lime soda.
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Test Text1 italics Test Text1 plain celebration -- Really good. Better than great food, cash la hall is here, the woman. You just know how to cook so well. The fourth season -- The fourth season of "The chew." I cannot believe it. We have had so much fun and support, it's amazing. When is that back? Monday the 8th. Yeah. Had a good summer? A really good summer. Thank you. I'm ready to get back to work. It was like the first day of fall. We missed you here, thank you for coming in to get the grills going. Start with the chicken. How do you prepare it? Mixing a little bit of the south, that tangy barbecue sauce with jerk seasoning in Nashville. All I do right now is salt and pepper my chicken, and then a little bit of olive oil on it. That tip that I gave you, this is going on the grill and cook like that. You know, in the meantime, while this is cooking, and then both sides with that. So the jerk season, cayenne pepper, orrag know, garlic salt, smoked and sweet paprika, thyme, a little bit of sugar. Two teaspoons into the barbecue sauce. Did I get you? In that white dress? That's all right. Okay, a little bit of lemon juice, wor Chester sauce, two teaspoons, some brown sugar. And that's going to cook. Want me to start? That's going to cook, and then finish it with butter. I'm going to drink the strawberry basil. Isn't that yummy? Yeah. This is the sauce, it's going to cook for a couple minutes. This is what we put on the grill. All of the chicken goes right on the grill. Right. Yeah. Chicken right on the grill. You want to make sure that you cook this to an internal temperature of 165 degrees. Now, I'm going to take this and -- I don't want to get your dress all messy. I'll come over here. Our chicken has been cooked to about 150 degrees internal temperature. Then I brush the sauce on. Okay. All right? Don't do the sauce too early, or it gets too black. Right. And then for the drink, what we're going to do, take fresh strawberries, what you are drinking. Fresh strawberries and start that, and then a little bit of water. And then strain it into the pot. We add a little bit of lemon juice, a little bit of lime juice, a little bit of sugar. And I know you call it -- but it's all natural. You can make your own soda and basil. How hot do you have to get it? Just bring it to a boil and then you take -- this is the finished product that is in the -- the sparkling water. Really good. Just a little bit of -- And the secret ingredient, guys, is the basil. Who would have thought? Trying the corn bread? It's gluten-free. It's not fat-free, but it's gluten-free. Get in there. Have a plate. I will make this happen, absolutely. Start with the corn bread? Start with the corn bread. Carla, thank you so much. Great, great tips as always. Guys, check out the website for the recipes and check out the gang. "The chew," weekdays 1:00 eastern, 12:00 central. And the recipes are delicious.

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