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Baked Apricot Glazed Chicken Thighs

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Baked Apricot Glazed Chicken Thighs

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

30 Minutes

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Pellets

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These thighs are sweet, tangy and oh so savory. Boneless chicken thighs are given perfect grill marks, finished off in a bubbly, savory apricot BBQ sauce bath and garnished with fresh parsley.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

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  • 6 Chicken Thigh, boneless, skin on

  • salt and pepper

  • 1 Cup Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce or Apricot Jam

  • 3 Tablespoon chicken stock

  • 2 Tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 3 Tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1/2 Tablespoon lemon zest

  • 1/4 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/4 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/4 Cup parsley, chopped

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill and set the temperature to 350 degrees F. Preheat, lid closed for 10-15 minutes.
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  • 2

    Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper and place directly on the grill grate. Cook 10-15 minutes until lightly browned.
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    Ingredients
    • 6 Chicken Thigh, boneless, skin on

    • To Taste salt and pepper

  • 3

    Transfer chicken thighs to a shallow cast iron pan. Combine ingredients for glaze in a small bowl and pour over chicken thighs.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Cup Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce or Apricot Jam

    • 3 Tablespoon chicken stock

    • 2 Tablespoon soy sauce

    • 1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes

    • 3 Tablespoon lemon juice

    • 1/2 Tablespoon lemon zest

    • 1/4 Teaspoon kosher salt

    • 1/4 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 4

    Return to the grill and cook 15-20 minutes more until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thickened occasionally basting thighs with the sauce.
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  • 5

    Remove from grill and garnish with chopped parsley or chives. Enjoy!
    Ingredients
    • 1/4 Cup parsley, chopped

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