Hoff's Original BBQ Sauce
Thanksgiving Chicken & Cranberry Apple BBQ Sauce
YIELD: Serves 4
TIME: 2 Hours
YIELD: Serves 4
TIME: 2 Hours
With smaller gatherings this Thanksgiving, you may not want to go through the hassle of thawing a turkey for days, cooking it for hours and hours, and ending up with way too much dry, leftover turkey. So why not a thanksgiving chicken? It’s fresh not frozen, easier to prep and cook, and could leave you with just enough leftovers for the next day! Hoff shows you how to make a delicious chicken with thanksgiving flavors along with his Cranberry Apple BBQ Sauce!
1 whole chicken (4 to 6 pounds)
½ cup butter
3 cloves garlic roughly chopped
5 sprigs fresh thyme
4 sprigs of fresh sage
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
½ teaspoon salt
Prepare chicken by removing the neck and giblets and then patting the chicken dry with paper towels on the outside as well as inside the cavity. Using kitchen twine, truss the chicken to ensure even cooking (trussing instructions in video).
In a saucepan over medium low heat, melt butter and add in garlic, thyme, sage, rosemary, and salt. Simmer on low for 15 minutes to let the herbs release their flavor in the butter. Strain the butter into a cup and let cool for 15 minutes.
Fill a meat injector with the butter mixture and begin injecting small amounts of the liquid all over the chicken, being careful to inject so much that it squirts back out. Once injected, lightly dab the skin to remove excess moisture and place in refrigerator for at least 6 hours to overnight to let the skin dry out and get crispier while cooking.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees and bake for 15 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 350 and roast for 20 minutes per pound or until the temperature of the inner thigh reaches 165 degrees.
Pull out of the oven and let rest for 10 to 15 minutes uncovered before serving. Serve with Cranberry Apple BBQ Sauce (recipe below).
½ pound fresh or frozen cranberries
2 medium granny smith apples, peeled and diced
1 cup apple cider
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 cup Hoff’s Original BBQ Sauce
In a small saucepan over medium heat add cranberries, apples, apple cider, and brown sugar and bring to a boil. Simmer until fruit is soft and the liquid has been reduced by half.
Mix in Hoff’s BBQ Sauce and bring back to a simmer. Cook for 3 minutes.
Serve warm with chicken, turkey, or pork.
A molasses based bbq sauce with just a touch of heat and the right amount of sweet. We add a splash of our award winning Hoff Sauce that kicks this smoky, tangy sauce to the next level. Hoff BBQ is an incredibly well balanced sauce that's handmade in Chattanooga, TN.
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I love the original Hoff sauce but the Haus sauce is my new favorite. I added it as my "secret" ingredient to several of my holiday classic dishes. My family absolutely loved the results but couldn't put their finger on what I changed. It took our traditional deviled eggs from meh to wow. I just bought 3 more bottles! Love it!
This seasoning is great on everything!
Best hot sauce
This sauce is so good I'm going to buy the 64 oz. bottle from now on haha. The only request is for you to have one that is "Teary-Eyed" HOT HOT please.
This sauce is so good I'm buying the 64 oz. bottle next! Only request is to make it even hotter please.
It has very good flavor. For those who don’t like heat.
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Excellent in chili and soup. Spicy 🌶️ ness! Without much heat (to please all the family)!