Lime BBQ Sauce (with chicken)

Lime BBQ Chicken

Lime BBQ Chicken

This recipe for a Lime barbecue sauce is part marinade and part sauce.


This particular version of the recipe didn’t include grilling the chicken but I bet its just as good if not better on the grill!


Lime BBQ Sauce Recipe (with chicken)
Recipe type: BBQ Sauce
Cuisine: BBQ

  • 1 ts Butter
  • ¼ cup Carrots – shredded
  • 1 cup Celery – ¼ inch dice
  • 1 Med onion, ¼” dice
  • 1 Med red bell pepper ¼” dic
  • 1 Clove garlic, finely minced
  • 3 tbs Soy sauce
  • 1 cup Chicken stock
  • 2 tbs White vinegar
  • 1 cup Catsup
  • 1 tbs Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbs Brown sugar – packed
  • ½ ts Salt
  • ¼ cup Fresh lime juice
  • 3 Chicken breasts, halved & deboned

  1. Sweat the carrots in butter 5 minutes; then add the celery, onion, red pepper and garlic;
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, mix soy sauce, chicken stock and vinegar; whisk in catsup, Dijon mustard, brown sugar and salt; heat to simmer, dissolving sugar, and cook 10 minutes;
  3. Add vegetables and heat through remove from heat and stir in lime juice.
  4. Sear chicken on both sides and place in shallow pan; pour marinade over; let marinate for at least 30 minutes, turning occasionally and basting.
  5. Pour off marinade into saucepan; heat to boiling; grill chicken, basting until done; reduce sauce to half volume; serve over chicken.


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