Grilled Firecracker Chicken

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr

Bottled sweet chili sauce can be found in the international section of your grocery store. Orange marmalade can replace the apricot in this juicy chicken recipe.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare grill for indirect-heat cooking.
  2. Combine salt, garlic powder and pepper; sprinkle over chicken.
  3. Combine the last five ingredients, including the preserves, sweet chili sauce, scallion, ginger and soy sauce; set aside.
  4. Grill chicken, skin-side down, over direct heat until browned, 5 minutes.
  5. Turn; place over indirect heat.
  6. Cover; grill 45 minutes, and baste occasionally with the apricot-chili sauce mixture.
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We were so intent on something yummy from the grill that DH grilled this for us as snow fell from the sky & it rewarded his effort. I used skinless & boneless chicken breasts we found on sale at the lowest price in 5 yrs, but otherwise made as written. The breasts were lrg, so I cut them in medallions to serve but the meat was fork-tender. The basting sauce had an excellent balance of sweet + savory & I may dbl it next time so I can make a light sauce for the chicken. We loved this tasty chicken, Lainey. Thx for sharing the recipe w/us. :-)