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Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken

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Today, I’ve got a quick and easy spice rub for chicken.  It is sweet, spicy, and oh so delicious.  However, don’t be scared off by the term “spicy”.  It’s not hot spicy, it’s flavor spicy.  I pulled this sweet and spicy grilled chicken recipe from my recent Simple and Delicious magazine

This is a recipe you can quickly mix up and toss on your grill any night.  Loved it.  So yummy and flavorful.  This sweet and spicy grilled chicken would also be wonderful as part of a salad.  I think a salad made with black beans, cheese, tomato, tortilla strips, this chicken, and a dressing made by mixing salsa with ranch dressing would be fabulous!

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken | realmomkitchen.com

Here is what you need to make the
Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken

  • BROWN SUGAR
  • PAPRIKA
  • ONION POWDER
  • SALT
  • CHILI POWDER
  • BONELESS SKINLESS CHICKEN BREAST HALVES
Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken | realmomkitchen.com

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken

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Servings 5 servings
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Ingredients
  

  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 5 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 6 ounces each

Instructions
 

  • Combine the first five ingredients; rub over chicken.
  • Coat grill rack with cooking spray for grills or brush with olive oil before starting the grill. Grill chicken, covered,  for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 5 servings.
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20 Comments

  1. I use a rub similar to this one (minus the onion pwd) that I use on spareribs. It never would have occurred to me to try it on chicken. Looks delicious!

  2. I’ve tried something similar, but wrapped the chicken in bacon first before dredging it in the brown sugar-chili powder mixture. Not as healthy, but you know everything’s better with bacon! ahahahahaha

  3. This looks delicious and SO easy! Put this with a baked potato and corn on the cob and you have a perfect summer meal. Thanks for sharing!

  4. I love both recipes but the chicken one has been printed up for the hopefully, the next time, I make chicken. Thanks.

  5. Hey, very nice website. I actually came across this on Ask Jeeves, and I am happy I did. I will definately be returning here more often. Wish I could add to the conversation and bring a bit more to the table, but am just taking in as much info as I can at the moment.
    Thank You
    Italian Restaurant Dublin

  6. Damn, very nice website. I actually came across this on Bing, and I am really happy I did. I will definately be returning here more often. Wish I could add to the conversation and bring a bit more to the table, but am just absorbing as much info as I can at the moment.
    Thank You
    Chinese Restaurant Dublin

  7. Saw this in the magazine as well, and thought it looked great. Glad to know it really is good!
    ~Jamie

  8. Thanks for claifying “spicy”. 🙂 I probably wouldn’t have tried it because my young boys don’t like spicy things, but now I’m for sure trying it. We love grilling!! Thanks.