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Skillet Chicken Barbecue


A homemade barbecue sauce gives this easy skillet chicken great flavor. Serve this tasty chicken with coleslaw and potatoes for a great everyday meal.


  • 3 to 4 pounds chicken pieces
  • vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper
  • .
  • Barbecue Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


Wash chicken pieces; pat dry and sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a large heavy skillet, heat about 1 inch of vegetable oil to about 350°. Brown chicken, turning to brown all sides. Remove all but 2 tablespoons of oil from skillet. Combine barbecue sauce ingredients; add sauce to skillet, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes.
Serves 4 to 6.

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