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Spicy Honey Brushed Chicken Thighs MSPI

Spicy Honey Brushed Chicken Thighs

Spicy Honey Brushed Chicken Thighs are rubbed with a spicy seasoning blend then broiled and brushed with a honey mixture. Contains no milk and no soy. MSPI diet friendly.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika (or smoked paprika)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne - can reduce if sensitive to spice)
  • ~ 1 pound skinless (boneless chicken thighs)
  • Canola cooking spray (that does not contain soy or Canola oil)
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar


  • Preheat broiler. Cover a baking sheet with foil and spray with Canola cooking spray or brush with Canola oil.
  • Combine first six ingredients in a large bowl. Add chicken to bowl; toss to coat. Place chicken on pan.
  • Broil chicken 5 minutes on each side.
  • Meanwhile, combine honey and vinegar in a small bowl, stirring well.
  • Remove chicken from oven; brush half of the honey mixture on chicken. Broil 1 minute.
  • Remove chicken from oven and turn over. Brush chicken with remaining honey mixture. Broil 1 additional minute or until chicken is done.


Source:  Adapted from MSPI Mama, originally adapted from Cooking Light
You're Gonna Bake It After All
Keyword chicken, gluten free, main course, MSPI