Adventures in Kosher Cooking: Honey chipotle bbq chicken



The Hebrew word “kosher” means fit or proper as it relates to Jewish dietary law. Kosher foods are permitted to be eaten and can be used as ingredients in the production of additional food items.

And when it comes to Kosher cooking, there is a lot to learn, a lot to share, a lot to try, and a lot to eat. The St. Louis Jewish Light is partnering with a fun Facebook group called Adventures In Kosher Cooking and its admin Howard Wasserman to provide more insight and especially more recipes to those of you looking to keep your kosher choices abundant.

Honey Chipotle BBQ Chicken

  • 1-3lb chicken cut into 1/8’s
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 can Fire roasted green chiles from Trader Joe’s or supermarket
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  1. In a blender or food processor add ketchup, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, apple cider vinegar, cumin, garlic powder, oregano, smoked paprika, honey, olive oil, salt, and water, blend till smooth. Taste, and more salt if desired.
  2. Sprinkle chicken pieces with sea salt and black pepper.
  3. Bake chicken in an oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat and brush with oil. place chicken on the grill. Baste the chicken with chipotle sauce generously turn over after 5 minutes and baste the other side. Cook until chicken is done, 165 degrees.
  5. Let chicken rest for 5 mins and baste again before serving, enjoy!