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 Literature at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press. Since the mid-1990s he has spent a good deal of time in Vietnam, mostly Hanoi. He lives with his wife Carole & five terriers (four Jack Russells & one Patterdale) on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.