Quick Barbecue Chicken

Quick Barbecue Chicken Recipe
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro
Rub chicken breasts under the skin with the spice paste, and grill for a simple, delicious late-summer dinner. Leave the skin on the chicken as it cooks so the breasts will remain juicy, and discard skin just before serving.

Yield:

2 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 45 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 308
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 9.7 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 5 g
Polyfat 1.6 g
Protein 49.4 g
Carbohydrate 2.7 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 131 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 738 mg
Calcium 27 mg

Ingredients

1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 (8-ounce) bone-in chicken breast halves
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Prepare grill.

2. Combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl, stirring well. Loosen skin from chicken by inserting fingers, gently pushing between skin and meat; rub spice mixture evenly under skin over meat. Lightly coat skin with cooking spray. Place chicken, breast-side down, on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 30 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 165°, turning twice. Let chicken stand 10 minutes. Remove skin; discard.

Note:

David Bonom,

September 2008
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