Orange Tangerine Adobo Chicken

Orange Tangerine Adobo Chicken
10 min
20 min
8 servings
  • Orange Tangerine Adobo Chicken gets great flavor dimension from orange juice and chipotle chiles in adobo sauce. Enjoy it as an appetizer or entrée.

The Secret Ingredient


  • 4 cups orange tangerine juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon MAGGI Seasoning Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle chiles in adobo sauce from a can, chopped
  • 8 chicken thighs (bone-in)

Make It

Step 1

Heat juice and sugar in a large saucepan; whisk until sugar is completely dissolved. Whisk in seasoning sauce and chiles; cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Do not boil. Remove from heat; let cool.

Step 2

Place chicken thighs in a large freezer bag; carefully pour in juice mixture. Seal; refrigerate for 12 hours.

Step 3

Preheat grill or broiler.

Step 4

Grill or broil chicken for about 7 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center. To test, pierce a thigh with a knife and if juice is clear, the thighs are cooked.