Spicy Honey – Brushed Chicken Thighs

Start to finish 20 minutes. Can you believe that? Well, believe it. This delicious recipe from Cooking Light by way of Confections of a Foodie Bride is perfect for a weeknight meal. This simple preparation results in a spicy – sweet and juicy chicken with a slight crust that pairs perfectly with some right and steamed veggies.


  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Chile Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Ground Cumin
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • ½ tsp Crushed Red Pepper
  • 8 Chicken Thighs, boneless – skinless
  • Cooking Spray
  • 6 Tbsp Honey
  • 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Combine the dried spices in a small bowl. Sprinkle on both sides of chicken thighs, coating well.
  3. Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil chicken 5 minutes on each side.
  4. Combine honey and vinegar in a small bowl, microwave for 15 seconds, and stir well.
  5. Remove chicken from oven; brush 1/2 the honey-cider mixture onto the chicken.
  6. Broil 2 minutes. Remove chicken from oven and turn over.
  7. Brush chicken with remaining honey mixture. Broil 2 additional minutes or until chicken is done.

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