Updated: May 18, 2020
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup honey
1/2 cup tomato paste
1/4 cup molasses or maple syrup
2 tablespoons paprika or smoked paprika
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
4 garlic cloves, crushed or minced
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup whiskey or scotch
1 teaspoon salt
optional: a few pinches of cayenne pepper
optional: 1 tablespoon cumin
any cut of chicken you'd like to use (breast, thighs, wings, or a whole bird).
Marinade chicken in sauce for a few hours or overnight, in the fridge. remove from fridge 10-15 minutes before grilling. Set grill on approx. 450 degrees. Grill chicken on both sides until cooked through (until reaches at least 165 degrees). serve immediately.