Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs

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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Recipe from Cooking Light

One of the most popular Cooking Light chicken recipes, these sweet and spicy grilled chicken thighs are flavored with chili powder, cumin, garlic and cider vinegar.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • Cooking spray
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar

Preparation

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Add chicken to bowl; toss to coat. Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil chicken 5 minutes on each side.
  3. Combine honey and vinegar in a small bowl, stirring well. Remove chicken from oven; brush 1/4 cup honey mixture on chicken. Broil 1 minute. Remove chicken from oven and turn over. Brush chicken with remaining honey mixture. Broil 1 additional minute or until chicken is done.
David Bonom,
March 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 321
  • Calories from fat: 31%
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.9g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 99mg
  • Iron: 2.1mg
  • Sodium: 676mg
  • Calcium: 21mg