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Grilled Chicken Quarters

Grilled Chicken Quarters | Tailgating Giveaway

Chicken quarters are grilled to perfection. By using chicken quarters, you offer everyone their favorite whether it's light or dark meat. Leaving the skin on assures moist chicken. Coat with White Barbecue Sauce for a flavor explosion.
Course any meal
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword chicken, grill
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 226kcal
Author Paula


  • 2 to 4 chicken quarters
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin


  • Heat grill to 400°F. This may take up to 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, allow the chicken to come to room temperature.
  • Rub chicken with olive oil, black pepper, garlic, onion salt, and cumin.
  • Grill for 25 to 35 minutes turning once during the cooking time.
  • Move chicken to cool part of grill and brush with White Barbecue Sauce on the chicken during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  • Cook until thickest part reaches 165°F or when the color turns red on your Cook’d Right™ Sensor
  • Allow chicken to cool 10 minutes before cutting.


Total cook times will depend on heat of your grill and size of the chicken quarters. My quarters were about 1 pound each.Traditional BBQ Sauce may be used in place of the White BBQ Sauce


Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg