Chicken Thighs with Homemade Barbeque Sauce

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


A delicious recipe to kick off your summer holiday!


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10 Min
50 Min


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    for the barbeque sauce:
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    1 tablespoon butter
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    4 -5 cloves garlic – chopped fine
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    1 small red onion – diced
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    ¼ cup jack daniel’s single barrel whiskey
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    ¼ cup brown sugar
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    1 cup ketchup
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    ½ cup water
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    1 tablespoon molasses
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    2 tbs. vinegar
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    ½ tsp. salt
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    1 tsp. red pepper flakes
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    ¼ tsp. black pepper
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    for the chicken thighs:
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    10 bone-in chicken thighs with skin
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    homemade barbeque sauce

How to Make Chicken Thighs with Homemade Barbeque Sauce


  1. For the Barbeque Sauce:
    In a small sauce pan heat the butter, garlic and onions until the onions soften and the garlic is fragrant.

    Add all of the remaining ingredients and simmer lightly on a low heat for a minute or two.
    Remove from the heat and let cool down.

    You may either leave the sauce chunky or give a few good chops in the food processor.

    Place in a jar with a lid and refrigerate.

    For the Chicken thighs:
    Preheat Oven 350 degrees:

    Place the thighs in the barbeque sauce; cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.

    Place the chicken thighs in a baking pan; and cover with a little more barbeque sauce.

    Bake 45-50 minutes.

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About Chicken Thighs with Homemade Barbeque Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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