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Honey Red Chile Glazed Grilled Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 1/8 cup butter may substitute oil, but it is less flavorful
  • 1/8 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/8 cup New Mexico red chile powder heat level to your liking - mild, medium, or hot
  • 1 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup honey locally sourced if you can find
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 pound chicken breasts, thighs, or legs boneless recommended if you want a very even grill/grillmarks, but not necessary

Instructions

  • Heat grill or coals to medium.
  • In medium skillet over medium low heat, melt butter or oil.
  • To skillet, add flour and cook until flour, stirring, until evenly and lightly browned. Do not burn.
  • Add red chile powder and continue cooking until lightly toasted.
  • Pour in beef broth, increase heat to medium, and stir well to incorporate liquid.
  • Cook until silky and slightly bubbly, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in honey and salt to taste.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Reserve 1/2 of glaze in small bowl to serve alongside chicken.
  • If using chicken breasts, slice lengthwise so that breasts are about 1/2 inch in thickness. Place chicken on medium hot grill.
  • Grill 10 minutes and flip.
  • Baste with remaining 1/2 of honey red chile glaze and continue grilling, about 7-10 more minutes until tender to touch when pressing with finger or internal temperature registers 165F. Flip.
  • Baste up-side and grill 2 minutes, Flip.
  • Grill another 2 minutes just until glaze is lightly charred and remove chicken to plate.
  • Serve with reserved honey glaze mixture.