Chipotle Orange Grilled Chicken Thighs

Marinade

3 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons fresh orange juice

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon Chipotle Sauce

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

8 chicken thighs (with bone and skin), trimmed of excess fat and skin

glaze

Finely gated zest from 1 orange

2 tablespoons fresh orange juice

1 tablespoon olive oil

Finely grated zest from 1 lime

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

1 teaspoon Chipotle Sauce

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

In a small bowl mix the marinade ingredients. Put the chicken thighs in a large, resealable plastic bag and pour in the marinade. Press the air out of the bag and seal tightly. Turn the bag to distribute the marinade, place in a bowl, and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours.

In a small bowl mix the glaze ingredients.

Remove the chicken thighs from the bag and discard the marinade. Grill over Direct Low heat (300° to 350°F) until the meat is firm and no longer pink near the bone, 30 to 40 minutes, turning 2 to 3 times and brushing frequently with the glaze. Serve warm

Category: Main Courses
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