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Easy Chipotle Ketchup Marinade for Grilled Chicken

Chipotle Grilled Chicken

Grilled chicken marinated in a chipotle, Ketchup, piloncillo, honey and fresh lime juices creates a delicious base for your next weekend grilling feast.
Author Vianney Rodriguez


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 3/4 cup RED GOLD ketchup
  • 2-3 chipotle peppers in adobe sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons piloncillo or brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • ΒΌ cup fresh lime juice


  1. In a food processor add Red Gold Ketchup, chipotle pepper, vinegar, piloncillo, honey, salt, onion powder, ground cumin, black pepper, and lime juice. Process until smooth. If the mixture is too thick thin with a little water. Pour half the marinade over chicken, cover a place in the fridge to marinate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Preheat grill pan or grill. Grill chicken, nesting with remaining marinade until fully cooked. Remove chicken from grill, allow to rest, slice, and serve warm.