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Grilled Brown Sugar-Mustard Chicken Recipe

Grilled Brown Sugar-Mustard Chicken Recipe

I came up with this recipe in college and it's been a household staple ever since. It's a snap to throw together with ingredients I have on hand. —Kendra Doss, Colorado Springs, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup yellow or Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 2 pounds)

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, mix mustard, brown sugar, allspice and pepper flakes. Remove 1/4 cup mixture for serving. Add chicken to remaining mixture; toss to coat.
  • 2. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Serve with reserved mustard mixture. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken thigh with 1-1/2 teaspoons mustard mixture equals 224 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 597 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.