Chipotle Apricot BBQ Chicken
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: BBQ
Serves: 3

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  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup chopped peeled fresh apricots (about 5-8)
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1½ teaspoons adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Vegetable oil

  1. Combine apricots, ketchup, lemon juice, garlic, and adobo sauce in a small saucepan. Season lightly with salt and pepper and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook for another 10 minutes. Remove pan from heat and let cool.
  2. Pour apricot mixture into a blender and purée until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Place half the sauce in a medium bowl, add the chicken and coat with sauce. Let marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes. Cover and refrigerate remaining sauce.
  4. Prepare a grill to medium-high heat. Brush grill rack with oil. Grill chicken until browned and almost cooked through, 4-5 minutes per side. Brush on all sides with reserved sauce; grill until glazed and cooked through, 1-2 minutes per side. Serve with remaining sauce.Chipotle Apricot BBQ Chicken
    Chipotle Apricot BBQ Chicken


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