Sticky Chicken

Old Glory All American BBQ Recipe

2 whole chickens, cut in half

1 cup garlic
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 cup cider vinegar
2 scallions
1/4 bunch fresh basil
1/4 bunch fresh mint
1 tablespoon Old Glory Rubadubdub Spice or spice blend of choice
3/4 cups olive oil
2 teaspoons Creole spice

Pineapple Bourbon BBQ Sauce:
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup  bourbon
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
1/4 green bell pepper, minced
1/4 red bell pepper, minced
1/4 pineapple, skin removed, minced
1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
2 quarts Old Glory Memphis Sauce

For the marinade: Place all marinade ingredients except oil in a food processor and puree. With processor running slowly, add oil. Marinate half chickens in marinade, refrigerated, for 24 hours.

For Old Glory’s Pineapple Bourbon BBQ Sauce: Place all ingredients except Memphis sauce in a pot and reduce to a thick syrup. Add Memphis sauce and simmer for an additional hour.

For the Chicken: Place half chickens in smoker with wet hickory chips for 4 hours. After chicken is done in smoker, place over hickory grill and brush with pineapple bourbon BBQ sauce.