Spicy BBQ Chicken Legs

BBQServes 2, prep time 30 minutes, cooking time 25-30 minutes

INGREDIENTS
FOR THE BBQ SAUCE
2 tbsp olive oil
2 shallots finely chopped
2 garlic cloves chopped
1/2 can of chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp tomato puree
1 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2tbsp chipotle Tabasco
1 tsp all-spice
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
3 tsp of brandy (optional)

FOR THE CHICKEN
1 tbsp of oil
12 chicken legs
1 chopped onion
Chopped spring onion to serve

METHOD
FOR THE BBQ SAUCE
Place the oil in a saucepan heat over low heat, add the shallots, saute for 5 minutes until soft. Next, add the remainder of the ingredients; stir and bring to the boil. Turn down heat to medium and simmer a further 20 minutes, occasionally stirring until the has sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and set to one side to cool slightly. Finally, pour the BBQ sauce into a liquidiser or with a handheld blender blitz until smooth. Leave to stand while you prepare the chicken.

FOR THE CHICKEN
Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat. Add the chicken, fry until browned. Add the onion, continue to stir until the onions soften, and the chicken is partly cooked. Pour in the BBQ sauce, bring to the boil, lower the heat and simmer with the pan uncovered for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally. The sauce will begin to thicken as it reduces. Turn off the heat and allow to cool for a few minutes then serve.

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