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Spicy, Sweet and Sticky Chicken Thighs - An easy and quick one skillet meal including sticky, tender and delicious chicken thighs rubbed with a homemade spice rub and brushed with an amazingly sweet honey sauce.
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Spicy, Sweet and Sticky Chicken Thighs

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Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Spicy, Sweet and Sticky Chicken Thighs - An easy and quick one skillet meal including sticky, tender and delicious chicken thighs rubbed with a homemade spice rub and brushed with an amazingly sweet honey sauce.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 252
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

FOR THE SPICE RUB

  • 2 teaspoons , or to taste, chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon or to taste , paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

FOR THE HONEY SAUCE

  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • 1 tablespoon unrefined , cold pressed coconut oil
  • 6 to 8 boneless , skinless chicken thighs
  • green onions , for garnish

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Melt coconut oil in a cast iron skillet over medium high heat.
  • Combine the spice rub ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Rub the chicken with the prepared spice rub and toss to coat.
  • Add chicken to skillet and cook for 5 minutes on each side, or until browned.
  • Prepare the honey sauce by combining honey and apple cider vinegar in a mixing bowl; stir until well incorporated.
  • Remove chicken from heat and pour honey sauce over the chicken thighs, turning to coat.
  • Bake in oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove from oven and let stand couple minutes.
  • Plate and garnish with green onions.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Spicy, Sweet and Sticky Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving (2 thighs)
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 51
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.7g9%
Saturated Fat 1.4g7%
Cholesterol 114.5mg38%
Sodium 280mg12%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 0.8g3%
Sugar 21.4g24%
Protein 27.7g55%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.