Grilled Chicken with Spicy Peach Glaze

Grilled Chicken with Spicy Peach Glaze

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... A real peach of a recipe, with tender chicken drenched in fruit preserves and flavored with piquant chopped green chiles. Add fresh green beans and cornbread for a primo dinner.

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
cup peach preserves
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
cup Old El Paso® chopped green chiles (from 4.5-oz can)
6
chicken drumsticks, skin removed
3
bone-in chicken breasts, skin removed
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In food processor or blender, process all ingredients except chicken pieces until smooth. Reserve 1/3 cup preserves mixture.
  2. Place chicken pieces on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 25 to 30 minutes, turning frequently and brushing with preserves mixture during last 15 minutes of cooking, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest piece is cut to bone (170°F for breasts; 180°F for drumsticks). Discard any remaining preserves mixture used for brushing.
  3. Before serving, brush chicken with reserved preserves mixture.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
To broil chicken, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning frequently and brushing with preserves mixture during last 15 minutes of broiling time.
Substitution
Apricot preserves can be used in place of the peach preserves.
Variation
To add some heat to this recipe, add 1 to 2 teaspoons chopped fresh jalapeño chiles or a pinch of crushed red pepper flakes to the preserves mixture.
Substitution
Any combination of chicken legs, thighs or breasts can be used in this recipe. Or simply use one type of chicken piece.
Serve-With
Serve fresh green beans and cornbread as accompaniments to the chicken.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 27g),
  • Protein 40g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 5 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.