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Chipotle Honey Barbecue Chicken

Fabulously sweet and perfectly spicy, Chipotle Honey Barbeque Chicken is great any night of the week!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chipotle honey barbecue chicken
Servings: 10
Calories: 309kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 10 NatureRaised Farms Chicken Drumsticks
  • salt and pepper

Chipotle Honey Barbecue Sauce

  • 1/2 cup yellow onion diced
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple-cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 to 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce depending on how spicy you want it
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes 1 can
  • 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.

Chicken

  • Preheat grill or barbecue.
  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 461mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 573IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg