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

Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs

Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Total time 20 mins
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs)

A honey glaze is tempered by a savory chili powder and red pepper mixture to create the perfect blend of sweet and salty in this easy, 20-minute chicken dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 3/4 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 321
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 4.1 g
  • polyfat 2.5 g
  • protein 28 g
  • carbohydrate 27.9 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • iron 2.1 mg
  • sodium 528 mg
  • calcium 21 mg

How to Make It

  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.