Grilled Chicken thigh glazed with tequila and chile ancho sauce

Ingredients (12)

1 tablespoon(s) ancho chile powder

1.5 teaspoon(s) sugar

1.5 teaspoon(s) garlic powder

1.5 teaspoon(s) ground cumin

1.5 teaspoon(s) black pepper

3/4 teaspoon(s) salt

12 bone-in chicken thighs, skinned

1.5 tablespoon(s) extra virgin olive oil

6 tablespoon(s) amber agave syrup

3 tablespoon(s) tequila

1.5 tablespoon(s) hot sauce

1.5 tablespoon(s) butter

1.5 tablespoon(s) lime juice

1/2 teaspoon(s) crushed red pepper

3 tablespoon(s) chopped cilantro

6 lime wedges

  1. Preheat grill. Combine chile powder, sugar, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper in a bowl. Add chicken and toss well.
  2. Place syrup, tequila, hot sauce, butter, lime juice, and red pepper in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook until mixture begins to thicken and reserve syrup mixture.
  3. Place chicken on grill rack. Brush each piece of chicken with 2 tablespoons of the syrup mixture and grill until lightly golden.
  4. Garnish with cilantro, brush with remaining syrup, and serve with lime wedges.