Sweet Heat BBQ Quarters

Ingredients
  

  • 4 chicken quarters
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp black pepper, onion, garlic and ginger powder
  • 2 tsp smoke paprika
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¾ cup BBQ sauce
  • 2 small scotch bonnets

Instructions
 

  • Thoroughly combine all dry ingredients and generously sprinkle all over chicken quarters
  • Refrigerate uncovered, 8 hours to dry brine chicken and dry out skin
  • Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before roasting, to come to room temp.  Preheat oven to 450 ֯ F.  Pat dry and roast for 10 minutes, then drop the oven temperature to 400 ֯ F; and continue for approximately 20 minutes
  • Add BBQ sauce and cut peppers to a saucepan and gently simmer for 10 minutes.  
  • Glaze chicken 3 times, returning to oven after each glaze; for 5 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from oven and rest for 5 minutes before chopping. 

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