Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

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.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • 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

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.
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