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Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken Recipe
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Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken Recipe

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This simple recipe has become my family's favorite way to eat chicken. The blend of sweet and spicy is perfect. —Melissa Ball, Pearisburg, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 207 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 679mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Combine the first five ingredients; rub over chicken. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly.
  2. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken in Simple & Delicious May 2010, p45

Light-Bodied White Wine

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


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keely27 User ID: 4249986 240469
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"A really great rub; will definitely make again"

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dutchcook1949 User ID: 1986190 188519
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2014

"This rub really gives our grilled chicken a flavor boost! Love it! A definite keeper. Thanks for sharing, Melissa!"

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psnewcomer User ID: 4993901 176115
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2013

"My guys LOVED this recipe. We will defenitely make this again. It's delicious, quick & easy."

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ronschief User ID: 6429800 128655
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2012

"This is one of the first recipee's that I made when I first started grilling, and I still make all the time. It is so good and the flavoring is great."

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rusty's wife User ID: 5725713 187931
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2011

"Yummy! We lovedit Didn't have onion powder, but used onion flakes instead. Have made it several times now!"

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HMRintelman User ID: 3601621 128654
Reviewed May. 16, 2011

"Was a very nice blend of sweet and spicy not too much of either."

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J5brock User ID: 5413921 188509
Reviewed May. 12, 2011

"Loved the recipe, but didn't know how to "Grill chicken, covered" ??? Doesn't grilling imply direct heat???"

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Miss Arlene User ID: 4863988 211592
Reviewed May. 11, 2011

"Very good. I added garlic & onion powder & Cumin. Will make again!

Miss Arlene"

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jblunt4 User ID: 1506399 171580
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2010

"I am always wanting to try something new! This recipe is a keeper at my house! This has awesome flavor!"

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annemg User ID: 1320625 107321
Reviewed May. 21, 2010

"I cooked this in a little oil for a few minutes, then baked it in the oven. It was really good. A nice change from the usual boneless skinless chicken breast recipes."

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