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1/3 cup lemon juice
¾ teaspoon oregano leaves
1/3 cup water
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ cup catsup
¼ teaspoon ground red pepper
1 ½ tablespoons dark brown sugar
¼ teaspoon powdered mustard
1 tablespoon paprika
¼ teaspoon thyme leaves
1 tablespoon onion powder
2 tablespoons oil
1 ½ teaspoons cornstarch
1 ½ teaspoons parsley flakes
1 ¾ teaspoons salt,
divided 3 pound chicken, cut in eighths


In a small saucepan combine lemon juice, water, catsup, brown sugar, paprika, onion powder, cornstarch, ¾ teaspoon of the salt, oregano, garlic powder, red pepper, mustard and thyme; blend well. Stir in oil. Cook and stir until mixture thickens, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in parsley flakes; set aside. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with remaining 1 teaspoon salt. To broil, arrange chicken on a rack in a broiler pan. Place under a hot broiler, 6 inches from heat source. Broil for 30 minutes, turning often. Brush with reserved barbecue sauce; broil until chicken is tender, 15 to 20 minutes, turning and brushing with sauce often. Or, arrange chicken on a grill over slow burning charcoal. Cook following preceding directions.