Spice-Rubbed Grilled Chicken

Spice-Rubbed Grilled ChickenRecipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr


Serves 4 (serving size: 1 breast half)
Total time: 15 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 261
Fat 9.3 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 5.5 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 39.7 g
Carbohydrate 2.4 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 594 mg
Calcium 34 mg


1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 teaspoons Hungarian sweet paprika
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon dark brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
Cooking spray


1. Combine first 7 ingredients. Brush both sides of chicken evenly with oil; rub with garlic. Sprinkle spice mixture evenly over chicken; coat with cooking spray. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan, and grill for 5 minutes on each side or until done.