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Grilled Chicken With Apricot Brandy Glaze

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Smoked chicken with an apricot glaze. I cooked this on my offset smoker using apricot wood.
Ingredients
Please see video
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the whole chicken into half and remove unnecessary parts rinse and pat dry it.
2) In a bowl, mix together light brown sugar, kosher salt, chili powder, ground black pepper, cayenne pepper, thyme and onion powder to make rub for the chicken.
3) Apply the rub on the chicken generously and put it in a ziplock bag and refrigerate it.
4) Preheat grill at 240 degrees.

MAKING
5) Place the chicken in the grill with the skin side up.
6) To make apricot brandy glaze, take a saucepan and add apricot preserve, lemon juice, apricot brandy, red chili powder, sugar, red chili pepper and simmer it.
7) After an hour of cooking apply cooking oil on the chicken and let it cook for an hour.
8) Apply some more oil and place chicken skin side down and cook for an hour.
9) Now, baste the chicken with the glaze on both sides and let them cook for some more time.
10) Once the chicken is done let it sit for 15-20 minutes.

SERVING
11) Serve the grill chicken with baby red potatoes and sautéed vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
240 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Grilling is more fun than it seems, watch this video and see how simple and easy it is to cook on a grill. Enjoy the recipe with simple steps.

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