Grilled "cola-Q" Chicken

Grilled "Cola-Q" Chicken
Elevate your grilling game with this barbecued chicken—easier than it looks and perfect for summer company.
Recipe Rating: 4.6
PREP: 15 min. TOTAL: 1 hour
MAKES: 6 servings.

what you need

  • 1 cup cola
  • 1⁄2 cup Kraft Original Barbecue Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. hot pepper sauce
  • 1 whole broiler-fryer chicken (3 lb.)

make it

Step-1
1. HEAT grill to medium heat. Cook cola and barbecue sauce in saucepan on medium heat 10 min., stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in hot sauce. Reserve 3⁄4 cup sauce to serve with the grilled chicken.
Step-2
2. CUT out backbone of chicken carefully with kitchen shears or sharp knife.
Step-3
3. PLACE chicken, skin-side up, and press down firmly to flatten to even thickness.
Step-4
4. PLACE chicken, skin-side down, on covered grill over direct heat. Grill 15 min.; turn. Grill chicken over indirect heat, on covered grill, 25 to 30 min. or until done (165°F), turning occasionally and brushing with remaining barbecue sauce mixture for the last 15 min. Serve with reserved sauce.