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Honey & Spice Baked Chicken

 Honey & Spice Baked Chicken
Bring summertime flavor to the table with this moist chicken entree that will remind you of backyard barbecues. The hint of heat is tempered by sweet honey, but for pickier palates, simply decrease the cayenne pepper. —Lisa Gnyp, Shelby Township, Michigan
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 ounces each)
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. Combine first six ingredients; rub over
  • chicken. Transfer to a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165° and juices
  • run clear. Combine honey and vinegar; baste over chicken during the
  • last 10 minutes of cooking. Save three chicken breast halves for
  • Chicken Chimichangas (recipe also in Recipe Finder) or save for
  • another use.
  • Yield: 5 servings plus 3 cooked chicken breast halves.
Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken breast equals 210 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 522 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber,

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Nutritional Facts: 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.