Cornell Barbecue Chicken Sauce

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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Makes about 3 1/3 cups
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This is the famous barbecue sauce created at Cornell University's Farm Home Extension in the 1950's. It is absolutely delicious on chicken.  Give this mainstay sauce a try next time you grill wings, drumsticks, thighs, or breast meat.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups/475 mL vinegar
  • 1 cup/120 mL vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL salt
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL
  • poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon/5 mL black pepper

How to Make It

1. Place all of the sauce ngredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Marinate chicken in sauce for at least 1-2 hours (overnight is good), or baste while cooking.  If you opt to use as a baste, stop using the last 10 minutes of cook time.  Since the sauce contains a raw eggs, this will ensure that the sauce is well cooked by the time the chicken has finished grilling.

2. The sauce can be made up to 24 hours in advance.

 Use as instructed and discard any remaining sauce.