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Whiskey-Orange Glazed BBQ Chicken

Bold, spicy, sweet, tangy…BBQ sauce generally has the same overall flavor. So why not try something a little different this time?

This Whiskey-Orange glaze is a perfect combination, and is fantastic brushed over BBQ chicken. The whiskey adds the sour, orange and honey add the sweet, and a few extra ingredients add a bit more punch to round out all the flavors.

If you’re not a drinker, don’t worry about the whiskey – all the alcohol will be burned off during cooking (or you can replace the whiskey with soya sauce if you like).

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Whiskey-Orange Glazed BBQ Chicken
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Serves: 8
Orange, honey and whisky - the perfect finger-lickin' chicken glaze combination!
Ingredients
Marinade
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup whiskey
  • 2 tsp Sriracha GF chili sauce
  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • 2 tsp thyme (or ¼ cup fresh)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 chicken pieces
  • Salt and pepper
Glaze
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 tsp Sriracha GF chili sauce
  • 2 tsp whiskey
  • 1 tsp GF Dijon mustard
  • Zest of 1 orange
Instructions
  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper, and place in a covered dish or in a large zipper lock bag.
  2. To prepare marinade, whisk together all ingredients together, then pour over chicken. Refrigerate for at least 6 hours, to overnight.
  3. Grill chicken over medium heat, until cooked throughout, about 30 minutes.
  4. While chicken is grilling, prepare glaze. Whisk together all ingredients and generously brush over chicken (both sides) for last 5 minutes of cooking.

FAQ: Is Whiskey Gluten Free?

 

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