May 16, 2011

Grilled Jam Glazed Chicken



Ingredients:
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
6 oz orange jam
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 large onion, chopped
salt
freshly ground black pepper

wood chips for smoking

Directions:
Place all ingredients in a resealable bag or marinating container. Marinate at least 2 hours. Prep grill. Place the chips in a foil packet (poke holes in it) or in a smoker box. Grill, flipping once, until the chicken is cooked through, about 10-15 minutes.

My thoughts:


I found this nonstick spray for grilling and I love it. It holds up to high/direct heat and while in the past I've oiled the rack, I've had problems with chicken sticking to the grill. The chicken did not stick at all when I used the spray. I'm going to stock up. In the meantime, this is some seriously juicy, tasty chicken.

7 comments:

  1. Looks really good. I do something similar with pork chops and raspberry jam. It gives the stickiness of BBQ sauce with a different flavor. Definitely good for summer flavors.

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  2. Which nonstick spray for grilling? Or do you think they're all pretty much the same?

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  3. I love the sweet and savory combo. Excited to find your blog.

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  4. I love how simple this is and it seems so tangy too. Chicken thighs are so juicy and great on the grill. Nice recipe.

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  5. This chicken looks and sounds absolutely incredible. I'm obsessed with chicken and can't wait to try this one!

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  6. What brand of nonstick spray did you find, out of curiousity? We're big grilled chicken fans, too, and tend to have the same sticking problems.

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  7. Pam but I am sure other brands would work just as well.

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