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Orange Crush Chicken Legs

Posted by Frank Pierce on 23rd Apr 2014

  • One large deep aluminum cooking pan
  • One package of 10 to 14 chicken legs
  • Two large onions
  • Your favorite seasonings
  • One 12 oz. can or bottle of Orange Crush Soda (or your favorite beverage, we have use beer, Dr Pepper, Pineapple Soda, Coke, water and red wine)
  • One 12 oz. bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce. (We use Kraft Mesquite Smoke)

Slice onions in 1/2 inch thick slices, cover the bottom of the aluminum pan. (This is use as an insulator so the chicken does not burn or stick to the pan) Arrange the chicken legs in the pan and sprinkle with your favorite seasonings. We use Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning.

Build your charcoal fire one side of the PK and set the pan of chicken directly over the charcoal, cook for 1 and 1/2 hours.

The Orange Crush will boil and bubble and as the chicken legs cook, their skin shrinks and the chicken fat dissolves. When done, pour off remaining liquids and pour on your favorite BBQ sauce. The onions will be perfectly caramelized and make for a wonderful side. Serve immediately.

Goes well with potato salad and buttered hot French Bread.