Cherry Cola Chicken BBQ recipe

Cherry Cola Chicken BBQ No.1 Recipe:

Cherry Cola Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs BBQ


For the Chicken:

  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

For the Cherry Cola Glaze:

  • 1 cup cherry cola
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup cherry preserves
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
Cherry Cola BBQ Chicken


Preparing the Chicken BBQ:

  • Preheat the Grill:
    • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  • Season the Chicken BBQ:
    • Pat the chicken thighs dry with paper towels and season them with salt and black pepper to taste.

Grill the Chicken BBQ:

  • Place the chicken thighs on the preheated grill, skin side down. Grill for about 5-7 minutes per side, or until the skin is crispy and the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C). Cooking times may vary, so use a meat thermometer to ensure doneness.
Cherry Cola BBQ Chicken Recipe

Cherry Cola Chicken BBQ Recipe

Making the Cherry Cola Glaze:

  1. Combine Ingredients:
    • In a saucepan, combine cherry cola, ketchup, cherry preserves, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Simmer the Glaze:
    • Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring to combine. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the glaze has thickened slightly.
  3. Adjust Seasoning:
    • Taste the glaze and adjust the seasoning according to your preference.
Cherry Cola BBQ Chicken Recipe

Glazing the Chicken:

  1. Brush with Glaze:
    • During the last 5-10 minutes of grilling, brush the chicken thighs generously with the cherry cola glaze, turning and basting until the chicken BBQ is coated and has a nice glaze.
  2. Serve:
    • Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes. Optionally, garnish with fresh chopped parsley or cilantro before serving.

Enjoy your delectable Cherry Cola Glazed Grilled Chicken BBQ Thighs! This sweet and savory dish is sure to be a hit at your next barbecue.


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