Tequila-Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

Sticky-delicious chicken that will be a standout at a BBQ party. If you wish not to use tequila, you can substitute 1/3 cup pineapple juice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, and rub evenly over chicken.
  3. Bring the pineapple juice, tequila, and honey to a boil in a small saucepan, and cook until reduced to 1/4 cup (about 10 minutes).
  4. Combine cornstarch and 2 teaspoons water in a small bowl, and stir well.
  5. Add cornstarch mixture to juice mixture, stirring constantly with a whisk.
  6. Bring to a boil, and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  7. Remove from heat, and stir in lime rind, lime juice, and red pepper.
  8. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray, cover and grill in direct heat for 5 minutes on each side, basting occasionally with juice mixture.
  9. Move chicken to indirect heat, cover and grill 5 minutes on each side, or until done, basting occasionally.
Most Helpful

We really enjoyed this using b/s chicken breasts and seared in a skillet to which we then put the chicken into the sauce. This would go really nice with steamed rice. Directions were spot on. Made for PRMR

2Bleu June 19, 2011