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Blackberry Barbecue Sauce with Grilled Chicken

Author: Mary Cressler | Vindulge
Serves: 4

A great way to use summer berries and jazz up grilled chicken.

When my two favorite seasons – grilling season and berry season – combine, you get Grilled Chicken with a delicious Blackberry BBQ Sauce!

This recipe comes from our friends at Vindulge, made up by wife and husband team Mary Cressler and Sean Martin. Located in Hillsboro, Mary & Sean create delicious ways for you to enjoy cooking and entertaining in your backyard with your family and friends. Combined, they have two decades of experience in recipe development, entertaining, education, writing, and professional cooking.


For the Chicken:

  • 1 whole chicken, quartered (about 4 lbs)
  • Extra virgin olive oil, to coat (roughly ¼ cup)
  • ¼ cup chicken seasoning

For the Blackberry BBQ Sauce:

  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup hot sauce(we love Valentina hot sauce)
  • ¼ cup cane sugar
  • ¼ cup agave nectar(honey works too)
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 6 ounces blackberries(or other favorite berry, about 1 ½ cups)