Chipotle Chicken (Copycat Recipe)

Ingredients:


1 (2 oz.) package dried ancho chiles, soaked at least 12 hours (see notes)
1 (7 oz.) can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
1 red onion, coarsely chopped
6 cloves garlic
2 tsp. cumin
2 tsp. dried oregano
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
½ c. canola oil, divided
5 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed

Directions: