Tequila-Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs

Tequila-Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs created by 2Bleu

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.

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directions

  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Combine the first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, and rub evenly over chicken.
  • 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).
  • Combine cornstarch and 2 teaspoons water in a small bowl, and stir well.
  • Add cornstarch mixture to juice mixture, stirring constantly with a whisk.
  • Bring to a boil, and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat, and stir in lime rind, lime juice, and red pepper.
  • 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.
  • Move chicken to indirect heat, cover and grill 5 minutes on each side, or until done, basting occasionally.
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"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."
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  1. 2Bleu
    Tequila-Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs Created by 2Bleu
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  2. 2Bleu
    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
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  3. weekend cooker
    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.
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