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Hotter Than Hell Barbecue Chicken




  1. To make the sauce, melt bacon drippings in a heavy 3-quart sauce pan. Then add onion and garlic and cook about 3 minutes.
  2. Add ketchup, vinegar, molasses, Worcestershire sauce, beer mustard, Liquid Smoke, piquin, pepper and jalapenos. Stir well ; cover and simmer 30 minutes to combine flavors.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place chicken pieces, skin side up, in 2 large, shallow roasting pans.
  4. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until skin is parched, then turn pieces over and reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
  5. Generously baste each piece with sauce, using 3 cups of the sauce; bake 15 minutes longer.
  6. Turn; baste skin side with pan drippings and 1 cup more sauce.
  7. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes longer or until sauce is glazed and tips of chicken pieces are lightly browned.


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