Chipotle Cherry Chicken On the Weber

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Nov. 27, 2014

A Killer Collaboration with DJ BBQ and Chris of Mother's BBQ. These guys rocked some chicken on the Weber Grill that was out-of-this-world!!!


Chicken legs 6
Rub 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cherry preserve 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Ketchup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Chipotle pepper 1
Adobo sauce 1 Tablespoon
Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
Molasses 2 Tablespoon
Apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon



1.  Preheat the grill.

2.  Cut the egedes of chicken drumsticks as shown in the video.



3.  Sprinkle the drumsticks with the rub generously and set aside.

4.  In a pan, put the cherry preserve, ketchup, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, soy sauce, molasses, liquid smoke, apple cider vinegar, onion powder and cocoa powder.  Stir and allow the sauce to reduce till you get the desired consistency.

5.  Meanwhile, place the prepared drumsticks on the grill over indirect heat. Allow to cook

6.  Remove the chicken from the grill and dunk each drumstick into the prepared cherry sauce. Return to the grill and cook, covered for 15 minutes.



7.  Serve with a side dish of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 486Calories from Fat 161

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1157 mg48.21%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 50 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet