Chutney BBQ Chicken
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4 Ingredient Chutney BBQ Chicken

4 Ingredient Chutney BBQ Chicken cooked to perfection in two incredibly delicious sauce;  Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce and Chutney Sauce. Sweet. Savory. Juicy. Simple to make. Goes well with any side dish. Finger – licking good!

What do you do when you’re home with three little tiny humans and snowed in? If you’re anything like me, you will cook and bake all day. On the first day of spring, we were greeted close to 2 feet of snow.  SNOW. On the first day of SPRING. As happy as I was to see the ground covered in white, I was not looking forward to cleaning it up. The kiddos came from all directions asking for food, drinks, and activities for the day.

Needless to say, they were pretty darn happy they did not have to go to school. So, I took advantage of the moment and wrote down multiple recipes to help us make it through the day.

Our day started with Chicken Frittata for breakfast. Soon after, the kiddos lounged while I prepared lunch. And honey, lunch was my quick and easy succulent, juicy 4 Ingredient Chutney BBQ Chicken with steamed cabbage and mixed bell peppers. 

I’m talking about Sweet Baby Rays BBQ sauce. Juicy chicken drumsticks. Chutney with BBQ sauce. Sweet and savory all in one in one easy electric skillet recipe.

Chicken legs drumsticks cooked to perfection with a hint of salt and pepper to taste, then garnished with parsley flakes.

To be honest, when I put the drumsticks out the freezer, I had no idea what I was going to cook. Luckily, I still had a jar of chutney sauce in the pantry to create this chutney BBQ sauce to cover these delicious chicken legs.

Chutney BBQ Chicken

Chutney Breakdown / What is chutney sauce?

If you are not familiar with chutney, or chutney sauce, here’s a full disclosure.  It’s a condiment made of fruits or vegetables with a hint of acidity, sugar, and spices. Chutney “is a sauce or a dry base for a sauce in the cuisines of the Indian subcontinent that can include such forms as tomato relish, a ground peanut garnish or a yogurt, cucumber and mint dip”. You can get a jar of chutney sauce from your local grocery store.

The most widely use chutney sauce is the mango chutney sauce. It is the best to use when cooking shrimp, or seafood dishes. It adds a hint of sweet flavor combined with a variety of spicy ingredients and curry seasoning.

About this 4 Ingredient Chutney BBQ Chicken

If you have been following Savory Thoughts for a while, you know how much I love 30 minutes-or-less meals. This 4 Ingredient Chutney BBQ Chicken took just a little over 30 minutes to make. Why? Well, I used my electric skillet.

Second, I was baking a carrot cake and fudge brownies.

Third, I did not want to mess with the temperature while baking. Instead, this is where my trusted electric skillet came in handy. Not to mention, it works a lot faster than my oven in my option- ha!

Chutney BBQ Sauce

To make this succulent, mouthwatering, delicious, tender, delightful, tasty, and may I also add, supper addictive BBQ sauce all you need is one cup of Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce (which by the way I am a SUPER fan of) and the jar of chutney sauce.

Combine the two ingredients together, and voila, you have BBQ chutney sauce. That’s how I prepared the chutney sauce for the kiddos and myself.

How and why you should prepare the 4 Ingredient Chutney BBQ Chicken

I absolutely love this chutney BBQ chicken mainly because of how simple it is to make. It goes well with any side dish. It is finger licking food!

The process is easy. Prep time takes about 10 minutes.

  1. A couple minutes to prepare the BBQ chutney sauce (set aside when done),
  2. and a few more minutes to wash the chicken.

By the way, I always wash my chicken or any meat with distilled white vinegar. I am from Haiti, and Haiti is HOT.  Which means most foods are prone to bacteria while seating in the hot sun on the street market. We always defer to white vinegar and lemon/lime. Though I have been in the states for years, I’ve kept the same cleaning method as it applies to cleaning meat.

Once the 8 chicken legs are thoroughly washed, paper dry the chicken legs drumsticks, lightly season with salt and pepper. Allow it to cook for 25 minutes. Add the chutney BBQ sauce during the last 10 minutes to enjoy your delicious BBQ chutney chicken.

Deliciousness created in a little over 30 minutes with just 4 ingredients. This is one recipe that’s going down in the books for another quick and easy electric skillet recipe!

Perfectly pair 4 Ingredient Chutney BBQ Chicken  

Pair the Chutney BBQ Chicken with mash potatoes, fresh green leafy salads, steamed veggies, and even baked beans! Regardless, the crowd or your family will want more.

More delicious meal ideas 

Delicious Salmon Burgers With Guacamole

Bold Spicy Creole Shrimp Tacos

Easy Fried Rice Recipe With Pigeon Peas

BBQ Chicken

Savory Thought: You are called in accordance with His purpose. You are more than a conqueror. Because of the love you share with God, He works all things together for good.

BBQ Chicken
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BBQ Chicken

4 Ingredient Chutney BBQ Chicken cooked to perfection in two incredibly delicious sauce;  Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce and Chutney Sauce. Sweet. Savory. Juicy. Simple to make. Goes well with any side dish. Finger - licking good!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword BBQ Chicken, BBQ Drumsticks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 45 kcal


  • 8 pieces Chicken legs
  • 1 Crosse & Blackwell Major Grey's Chutney, 9 oz
  • 1 cup Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium bowl combine the Chutney sauce and the BBQ sauce. Set aside.
  2. Thoroughly wash the chicken then lightly season with salt and pepper. Cook for 30 minutes in an electric skillet on 350 degrees. Pour the BBQ mixture over the chicken then cook again for 10 minutes.
  3. Serve warm with any side of your choice.

Recipe Notes

Tips and Notes / Most Noteworthy:

The chicken drumsticks may also be cooked in the oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
BBQ Chicken
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 45 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 153mg 6%
Potassium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 10.1g 3%
Sugars 8.3g
Protein 0.6g 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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