Bourbon Peach and Chicken Grill

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Bourbon Peach and Chicken Grill

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
35min
Prep
1hr25min
Total

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    Description

    Bourbon and peaches are a classic combination. But, did you know you could enjoy this combo over grilled chicken leg quarters?

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    1 ½ c.kosher salt
    ½ tsp.chipotle powder
    ¼ tsp.Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    4Hy-Vee chicken leg quarters, about 3-to-3-1/2 lbs.
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee canola oil
    2medium peaches, pitted and chopped
    ½ c.water, divded
    ½ c.honey barbecue sauce
    ½ c.Kentucky bourbon, such as Woodford Reserve
    Peach quarters, pitted and grilled, for garnish
    Fresh basil, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • Paper towels
    • Food processor or blender
    • Saucepan
    • Silicone pastry brush
    • Meat thermometer
    • Serving platter

    Directions

    1. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill with greased grill rack for indirect cooking over medium heat. Combine salt, chipotle powder, and pepper. Pat chicken dry. Brush with oil; sprinkle and rub seasoning mixture all over chicken. Place chicken, bone sides down, on grill rack and cook for 35 minutes.

    2. Place cut-up peaches and 1/4 cup water in a food processor. Cover; process until smooth. Combine pureed peaches, remaining 1/4 cup water, barbecue sauce, and bourbon in a saucepan. Simmer, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes or until slightly thickened. Reserve half the sauce for serving. Brush remaining sauce on chicken. Grill 10 to 15 minutes more or until done (175 degrees).

    3. Transfer chicken to a serving platter; garnish with grilled peaches and basil, if desired. Serve with reserved sauce.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    420 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 12g
    • Cholesterol: 175mg
    • Sodium: 770mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 24g
    • Protein: 38g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 10%
    0%
    Calcium 2%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 15%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons July 2020