This autumnal dish is sure to bring together the flavors of fall. The sweet tartness of fresh apple cider, met with the spicy savoriness of the barbecue sauce is sure to create a memorable meal. Enjoy with seasonal sides, such as apple chutney, or rich buttery turnips.

Cracker Barrel Copycat Apple Cider Bbq Chicken Recipe

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Preparation: 10 mins
Cooking: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins
Serves: 6 people


  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup apple cider
  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp basil


  1. Mix all the ingredients together, except for the chicken breasts, in order to make the marinade.

  2. Soak the chicken breasts in the marinade overnight.

  3. After soaking the chicken breasts, grill them over indirect heat until they're cooked through. Afterward, serve and enjoy!

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