Chipotle Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs

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This is the recipe that I use for my famous Chipotle Bars, and it is always a HUGE hit! You will want to marinate the Chipotle Chicken for at least twelve hours prior to grilling.

Yield: 5 lbs

Chipotle Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs

Chipotle Chicken

Delicious marinated grilled chicken perfect for a Chipotle Bar or Taco feast!


  • 1 (7 ounce) can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 red onion, cut into quarters
  • 1/4 cup ancho chile powder
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • dash of salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup of olive or avocado oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • 5 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs


  1. Put all of the marinade ingredients into your food processor and process until smooth.
  2. Pour over chicken and refrigerate for at least 12 hours.
  3. Grill chicken on a hot grill until done, reserve the marinade.
  4. While chicken is cooling enough to chop, pour reserved marinade into a pot and add 2 cups of chicken broth, stir and bring to a boil. Boil for at least 10 minutes, set aside to cool slightly.
  5. Chop chicken into bite-sized cubes, put it into a serving pan, then pour the boiled marinade back over the chicken.
  6. Enjoy!

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