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Sandra Lee's Easy Barbecue Chicken 2 Ways
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There's something in this tasty chicken dinner for everyone. This two-in-one recipe is a great way to please everyone with just one package of chicken. The two different sauces add fun and variety to any dinner party. 

Ingredients

  • Chicken

    • One 5-pound family pack chicken pieces
  • Cherry Barbecue Chicken

    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons of barbecue sauce
    • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
    • 1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • Sticky Sweet Candied Chicken

    • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
    • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
    • 2 ½ tablespoons honey
    • 1 ½ tablespoons hoisin sauce
    • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425 F.

Pat chicken completely dry with paper towels.

For the cherry-barbecue chicken:

In a medium bowl, mix together all sauce ingredients. Reserve 3-4 tablespoons and set aside.

Toss half of the chicken pieces in the sauce until completely covered.

For the sticky and sweet candied chicken:

In a medium bowl, mix together all ingredients. Keep out 3-4 tablespoons and set aside.

Toss the remaining chicken pieces in the sauce until completely covered.

To cook:

1. Arrange all of the chicken pieces two different foil-lined baking sheets.

2. Bake for 20 minutes, then flip each piece and spoon over reserved sauce. Bake for an additional 20-25 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the thickest chicken pieces reaches 165 F.

3. When done, let stand for at least 5 minutes to let the juices reabsorb into the meat before serving.