Spicy Barbecued Chicken Recipe
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Spicy Barbecued Chicken Recipe

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“This zesty chicken is great served with basil-buttered grilled corn on the cob and fresh coleslaw,” recommends Rita Wintrode of Corryton, Tennessee.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt-free seasoning blend, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 179 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 293 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, saute garlic in oil for 1 minute. Add the chili sauce, brown sugar, 1 teaspoon seasoning blend and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  2. Combine the mustard, chili powder and remaining seasoning blend and cayenne; rub over chicken. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  3. Prepare grill for indirect heat, using a drip pan. Place chicken over drip pan and grill, covered, over indirect medium-hot heat for 3 minutes. Turn and baste with chili sauce mixture. Grill 6-8 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 170°, basting occasionally. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Barbecued Chicken in Taste of Home June/July 2006, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 179 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 293 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Oct. 3, 2014

"Very spicy, will cut down on the spice next time."

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Reviewed Aug. 25, 2013

"Delicious and very spicy!"

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2013

"Very good on chicken, and I'm going to try it on pork!"

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Reviewed Jun. 26, 2013

"I made this some time ago and I really liked it, as did the family. It's really low sodium. I did use a little less cayenne pepper and chili powder but only because of our tastes."

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Reviewed Jun. 26, 2013

"The stars didn't come up to use. It's a five. And thank you, thank you for giving the $ Savings thingy. I use that!!!"

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