Recipe: Bold Bourbon BBQ

 Bourbon BBQ 030 PRcompressed

  • 4 turkey thighs (approximately 3 lbs./1.3 kg)


  • 1 cup (250 mL) bourbon
  • 1 cup (250 mL) ketchup
  • 1 cup (250 mL) unsweetened apple butter
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) brown sugar

Place all marinade ingredients in a bowl and mix until combined.  Place marinade in a resealable bag with the turkey thighs, reserving a small portion to use for basting. Marinate for no less than one hour, preferably overnight.

Heat BBQ to 400oF (205oC) and grill turkey thighs turning frequently and brushing with reserved marinade for 35-40 minutes or until a digital meat thermometer inserted deep into the meat away from bone, registers 165oF (74oC).

Serves 4

Prep time:  10 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Nutritional Information: Calories: 474; Protein: 34 g; Fat 12 g; Carbohydrates 57 g.