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Barbecued Doves

This makes a hot sauce which is good on anything from chicken to hot dogs. A bonus is that the Barbecue Sauce keeps forever when refrigerated.

Recipe Ingredients


  • Doves
  • Bacon

Barbecue Sauce

  • 10 ounces Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1 (9 ounce) jar mustard
  • 1 pound butter
  • 2 lemons, quartered
  • 2 limes, quartered
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle A-1 sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco sauce


  1. Prepare charcoal fire.
  2. Wrap the whole dove or dove breast in bacon and anchor with wooden picks. Place wrapped doves in a flat pan and baste with Barbecue Sauce. Let sauce soak in for about 30 minutes at room temperature.
  3. Grill the birds until bacon has cooked and birds are tender, usually 5 to 10 minutes. While cooking, turn and baste.
  4. Simmer Barbecue Sauce ingredients 45 minutes.


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