White sauce is a signature side dip at any traditional Alabama barbecue
White sauce is a signature side dip at any traditional Alabama barbecue

American recipes: From Alabama chicken to southern coleslaw

Created by the king of smoking and all things barbecue, the aptly named DJ BBQ shares some of his favourte American recipes

Dj Bbq
Friday 02 September 2016 10:40
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Tangy BBQ Alamaba chicken

Serves 4

1 x chicken, spit into 8 pieces
Salt (optional) and pepper
olive oil


White BBQ sauce 
100ml Hellmann’s mayo with olive oil  
50ml cider vinegar
1 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
½ tsp paprika


Spicy White BBQ sauce 
1.5 tbsp Hellmann’s mayo with olive oil
½ tbsp Hellmann’s American BBQ sauce
1 tsp Hellmann’s Jamaican Habanero sauce

Season the chicken and dress with the oil. Cook the chicken pieces indirect on the BBQ with a medium heat for 30 minutes. While the chicken is cooking whisk together all the ingredients for the White BBQ sauce and check the seasoning.

Liberally brush the sauce on the chicken and place back in the bbq, cook for 20 minutes, brushing 2-3 times. Rest for 20 minutes and serve with spicy white BBQ sauce.

Serve up some slaw – the perfect side dish from the south

Singin’ southern slaw

Serves 6

2 apples, peeled
2 broccoli stems
2 bulbs of fennel 
1/4 red cabbage 
1/4 white cabbage 
5 tbsp Hellmann’s Olive Oil Mayonnaise
A little lemon juice
salt and pepper for seasoning

Thinly slice the apple, broccoli stem, fennel, red cabbage, white cabbage. Mix in with Hellmann’s Olive Oil. Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice. And serve.

Recipe courtesy of Hellmann’s, created as a part of the Grilltopia campaign in celebration of their new range of premium BBQ and Hot & Spicy sauces. For more information, visit hellmanns.co.uk

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