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Kansas City Style Barbecued Chicken Legs

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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Finely chopped parsley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Chicken legs 3 Pound
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Sauce 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

In small bowl, blend butter, parsley and garlic.
Rinse chicken legs under cold running water; pat dry with paper toweling.
Starting at thick end of each leg, work finger between skin and meat to form a pocket.
Insert about 2 teaspoons parsley butter into pocket; massage outer skin to spread filling.
Rub completed legs with oil.
Lightly oil grid.
Grill chicken, on covered grill, over medium-hot briquets about 45 minutes or until fork-tender.
Turn and baste occasionally with remaining oil.
Baste thoroughly with barbecue sauce during last 15 minutes of grilling.
Baste once more before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3747 Calories from Fat 2823

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 323 g497.5%

Saturated Fat 112.8 g564%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1141.9 mg380.6%

Sodium 5498.1 mg229.1%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 195 g390.9%

Vitamin A 120.4% Vitamin C 90.7%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 81.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Kansas City Style Barbecued Chicken Legs Recipe