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Sweet and Spicy Chicken

This sweet and spicy chicken can be made and stored in the refrigerator up to 2 days in advance. Serve chilled or at room temperature. Recipe by Sara Quessenberry, June 2009; from the Real Simple website: http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/sweet-spicy-chicken-00000000014577/index.html.

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 45 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon(s) chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 3 1/2- to 4-pound whole(s) chicken, cut into 10 pieces


1. Heat oven to 400° F. In a small bowl, combine the oil, chili powder, sugar, oregano, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Place the chicken in a roasting pan and rub with the spice mixture. Roast until cooked through, 45 to 50 minutes. Serve hot, room temperature, or chilled.

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