Pan-Grilled Chicken Barbecue Recipe

This delicious take on chicken is ready in 2 steps - perfect for quick weeknight meals.

Categories Main Dish, Chicken, Del Monte Tomato Sauce
Preparation Time10 min.
Cooking Time1 hr. and 10 mins.
Number of Servings 8


    • 1 kg chicken, thigh and leg
    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (250g)
    • 1 tsp ginger, grated
    • 1/4 cup garlic, crushed
    • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce
    • 2 Tbsp calamansi juice
    • 1/4 cup sugar, brown
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 3 Tbsp oil, for pan-grilling

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Measuring Cups
    • Spatula
    • Chopping Board
    • Measuring Spoon

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Pan-Grilling
    • Cutting
    • Slicing
    • Marinating


1. Cut shallow slits (score) on each chicken piece. Marinate for at least one hour (or preferably overnight) in the refrigerator.

2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Pan-grill chicken over medium heat until cooked and well-browned on both sides.

Lusog Notes

This dish is high in protein that is needed for the growth, maintenance, and repair of body tissues. It is also a source of niacin that helps the body use nutrients for energy.

Chef's Tip

Scoring or making shallow cuts on the chicken allows the marinade to penetrate the meat.


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