The name comes from my daughter, who calls it 'wishy' chicken. She loves this dish! It's barbecued chicken using a really simple marinade.

Curt
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Place the sectioned chicken parts in a shallow, nonporous dish so that the pieces fit snugly.

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  • In a separate, nonporous small bowl, combine the lemon juice, salt, paprika, ground black pepper, garlic and thousand island dressing. Mix well, pour over the chicken and add water to cover.

  • Cover and refrigerate, allowing the chicken to marinate for 8 hours.

  • Prepare an outdoor grill for indirect heat and lightly oil grate.

  • Grill chicken over indirect heat for about 50 minutes, or until temperature reaches 180 degrees F (80 degrees C). Discard any excess marinade.

Reviews (16)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
Thanks Curt! This chicken is GREAT! I had to cook it in the oven (400 degrees for one hour) due to rainy weather. I made it the night before my husband's and son's birthday party and we reheated pieces on the grill but it's even good cold. Everyone loved it. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
01/25/2004
Too bad there isn't a zero star rating. This is easily the saltiest chicken I have ever eaten. What a waste of perfectly good chicken. Horrible. Read More
(8)
19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
Thanks Curt! This chicken is GREAT! I had to cook it in the oven (400 degrees for one hour) due to rainy weather. I made it the night before my husband's and son's birthday party and we reheated pieces on the grill but it's even good cold. Everyone loved it. Read More
(17)
Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
Thanks Curt! This chicken is GREAT! I had to cook it in the oven (400 degrees for one hour) due to rainy weather. I made it the night before my husband's and son's birthday party and we reheated pieces on the grill but it's even good cold. Everyone loved it. Read More
(17)
Rating: 4 stars
01/25/2004
Boil chicken first very greasy if you don't. DELICIOUS Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
This was very easy to make- mix up the marinade and leave the chicken in the fridge while at work. Despite other reviews I did not find this too salty. Yes-it does seem like a lot of salt when you see it in the marinade but after the chicken is cooked you'll be glad you put it in! Excellent moist chicken with lots of flavor. I used bone in chicken breast and baked in the oven. My husband and 2 year old ate this with no complaints! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
01/25/2004
Too bad there isn't a zero star rating. This is easily the saltiest chicken I have ever eaten. What a waste of perfectly good chicken. Horrible. Read More
(8)
Rating: 4 stars
07/09/2010
Good marinade...used skinless chicken thigh cut way down on salt Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
01/25/2004
I thought this was awful. It may be a little better without all the salt. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
Barbque cooked the chicken to fast a little burnt around the edges even though it was on lowest setting. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/15/2008
I used boneless chicken breasts and completely omitted the salt (we are on a low sodium diet). I marinated it for 9 hours them baked it in the marinade at 350 for 20 minutes then grilled it to add some color and smoky flavor. It was moist juicy and very tasty. The family loved it and wanted to know what the recipe called for but I did not tell them the secret was Thousand Island dressing (out little secret);). Thanks Curt! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/16/2008
I thought this was great and not too salty. I marinated my chicken parts overnight then baked in a 400 degree oven for an hour. My 8 year old declared this to be the best chicken ever made! Read More
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