Smoked Chicken Lollipops with homemade BBQ sauce, morita mayonnaise and blue cheese dressing.


In the offer of smoked food, we cannot miss the chicken, usually in the barbecue environment the wings are often used, with different sauces; in this dish we make a variant, using chicken thighs, cutting the tendon so that the smoking and gravity will help us to make a "Lollipop". We add three different sauces to build contrast in flavors: sweet (homemade BBQ), spicy (morita mayonnaise), and fresh one (blue cheese dressing) 



Chicken Lollipops

  • Chicken Thighs, 3 pieces
  • Cascabel pepper, 2 pieces.
  • Chile Ancho, 2 pieces. 
  • Cayenne pepper, one tablespoon 
  • Garlic powder, one tablespoon. 
  • Sea salt, to taste

Homemade BBQ

  • Brown Sugar, 2 tablespoons.
  • Worcestershire sauce, 2 tablespoons.
  • Mustard, 1 tbsp.
  • Bee Honey, 2 tbsp.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar, ½ cup.
  • Ketchup, 1 tbsp
  • Cayenne pepper, 2 tbsp.
  • Smoked salt, 1 tbsp.

Morita mayonnaise

  • Chile Morita, 5 pieces.
  • Egg, 2 pieces.
  • Lemon Juice of 4 pieces.
  • Olive Oil, 200mls.
  • Salt, to taste.

Blue Cheese Dressing

  • Crumbled blue cheese, 30 grams.
  • Mayonnaise (from the previous mixture to the natural one), 3 tablespoons.
  • Greek yogurt, ½ cup.
  • Worcestershire sauce, 2 tbsp
  • Sour cream, 6 tbsp.
  • Onion powder, ½ tablespoon.
  • Garlic powder, ½ tablespoon. 
  • Lemon juice, ½ tablespoon.
  • Salt, to taste.
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste.


Chicken Lollipops.

  • Wash the thighs, a cut is made to the tendon in the closest part to the end of the bone.
  • All chiles, already clean, deveined and without seeds are grounded until obtaining a fine powder. 
  • The chiles with pepper, garlic and salt are integrated to make a homogeneous Rub. 
  • We rub the thighs generously and left to rest for 10 minutes.
  • In the smoker, already pre heated to 250 °F, place the thighs meat side down, upright.The temperature is sustained between 250 and 275 °F for 40-45 minutes, until the skin is brown and crisp

Homemade BBQ

  • Integrate all the ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat, little by little and without stopping mixing until it is homogeneous. 
  • Once it comes to a boil, cook over very low heat for about an hour until it reaches the desired consistency. 

Morita Mayonnaise

  • All chiles, already clean, deveined and without seeds are grounded until obtaining a fine powder.
  • In a blender, mix the egg, lemon juice and salt and begin to blend. 
  • Once the previous elements are integrated, the oil is poured in the form of a thread and little by little, without stopping bleanding, until the desired consistency is reached. 
  • One the mayonnaise is ready, we separate three tablespoons for the blue cheese dressing and add the chili powder to the rest and mix well. 

Blue cheese dressing.

  • We mix the mayonnaise, yogurt, and sour cream in a bowl. 
  • Once that mixture is integrated, the rest of the ingredients are added and seasoned to taste. It is put to rest in the refrigerator for 1 hour. 
  • It is put to rest in the refrigerator for 1 hour. 

Plate up and serve

  • On a wooden board, we place the Chicken Lollipops.
  • We pour the sauces separately into three small sauce boats and arrange them on the table. 

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