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


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

How to Make Chicken Thighs with Homemade Barbeque Sauce


  • 1For 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