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Red Wine Baste

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This is an easy to make, flavorful baste that will make your chicken crispy outside while holding in the juices. Red wine, butter, and seasonings combine to form this magical basting sauce. It's great on game hens too."
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20 m servings 86
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 1/2 cups)


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  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the red wine, butter, garlic powder, poultry seasoning, sage, lemon juice and hot pepper sauce, if desired. Stir all together well and let simmer for about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 86 calories; 7.7 0.8 0.1 20 57 Full nutrition

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This sounded much too simple to be tasty, but the results were incredible! I roasted two chickens on the grill til almost done, then basted the chickens for the last 10 minutes of grilling. The ...

This was OK - I didn't find it to be anything exciting, and probably would only make again if I just want something simple, because it is that. And no, my chicken didn't stay crispy. I baked i...