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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Chipotle Honey BBQ Chicken





This recipe was so yummy and the BBQ sauce just threw it over the top. The recipe makes a lot of BBQ sauce so you have extra left over to put in a jar in the fridge and that you don't have to buy any!:) Oh and it is not too spicy in case you were worried.

Chipotle Honey BBQ Chicken 
Serves 6


Ingredients:
10  Chicken Drumsticks
salt and pepper
1/2 c. yellow onion, diced
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup ketchup
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. apple-cider vinegar
1/2 c. orange juice
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup honey
1-3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (depending on how spicy you want it, I used 2)
28 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 tsp. chile powder
1 tsp. cumin
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper

Instructions:
     Chipotle Honey Barbecue Sauce:
Sweat the onions in butter until soft and translucent in a saucepan over medium heat
Add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients.
Let simmer for 60-75 minutes until sauce has thickened.
Puree with an immersion blender or let cool and puree in a food processor.
Sauce can be stored in the fridge for up to 30 days.
Preheat grill or barbecue.

 Chicken:
Dry chicken and season with salt and pepper.
Cook chicken on grill over low heat until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
Brush with sauce, cook for a minute, turn chicken.
Repeat 2-3 more times.
Remove chicken from grill and serve.



Recipe from Mom on Timeout

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