ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Chicken

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 breast half)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.