Garlic Rum BBQ Sauce for Chicken

Mix in a big bowl:

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  •  1/4 cup rum
  • 1/4 sherry vinegar
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs salt
  • 4 Tbs tomato paste
  • 1 head roasted garlic, peeled, diced & crushed
  • 1 Tbs rosemary chopped fine with garlic

Marinate chicken in sauce for several hours. Grill over indirect heat. When half-cooked, coat chicken in remaining marinade & return to grill. Roast, turning occasionally, until done.

Author: jd

Joseph Duemer is Professor of Humanities at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press (2001). He lives with his wife Carole, two Jack Russell terriers, Jett & Penny, & a Chocolate Lab, Angel, on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.