Chipotle Roast Chicken

Chipotle Chicken with Sweet Bourbon Sauce

12 – 15 Servings

Chipotle Roast Chicken
Chipotle Roast Chicken

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 12 – 15 chicken thighs and legs

For dry rub:

  • 1 Tablespoon instant coffee, e.g. Via Italian Roast
  • 1 teaspoon smoked chipotle powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic granules
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked or kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
     

For bourbon sauce:

  • 1 cup bourbon whiskey
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup organic ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons Bragg’s Aminos  or soy sauce or tamari sauce
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 pinches dry mustard powder

Preparation (Chef's hat)Preparation

1 – Pre-heat oven to 350˚ F.

2 – Whisk together all the dry rub ingredients in a small bowl.

3 – Dry the chicken pieces with a paper towel and assemble in a large roasting pan. Sprinkle the dry rub onto both sides of the chicken pieces, ending with skin-side up.

4 – Roast chicken in 350˚F oven for 50 – 60 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken is at least 170˚.

4 – In a small bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients. Set aside.

5 – Assemble chicken pieces on a platter and let rest for 10 minutes, loosely tented with foil. Serve with bourbon sauce. 

Questions? Contact barbara@CulinaryOracle.com
©2017 Barbara Newton-Holmes
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