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Grilled Chicken with Buffalo Barbecue Sauce

Grilled Chicken with Buffalo BBQ Sauce
Tim Byres

Grilled Chicken with Buffalo BBQ Sauce

Love Buffalo wings? Then try this recipe, which turns Buffalo wing sauce into a quick barbecue sauce with the addition of vinegar, brown sugar, Dijon mustard, molasses, and other seasonings, giving everyday grilled chicken a serious boost of flavor.


  • One 5-ounce bottle Tabasco® brand Buffalo Style Hot Sauce
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes with liquid
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup Dijon mustard
  • ¼  cup tomato paste
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ cup light molasses
  • 3 pounds chicken, cut into pieces


Preheat grill.

Combine Tabasco Buffalo Style Hot Sauce, canned tomatoes, brown sugar, mustard, tomato paste, vinegar, curry powder, garlic, and salt in medium saucepan; heat to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in molasses.

Transfer mixture to blender; blend until smooth.

Brush 1/3 cup of sauce on chicken pieces. Cook on grill until desired doneness, brushing occasionally with sauce.