Spicy Chicken Thighs with Honey Glaze Recipe

Spicy Chicken Thighs with Honey Glaze Recipe

How To Make Spicy Chicken Thighs with Honey Glaze

These luscious and juicy chicken thighs are broiled to tender perfection, and served with a sweet and tangy honey glaze, for a mouthwatering dinner meal!

Preparation: 18 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Chicken:

  • tbspolive oil
  • 2tspgarlic powder
  • 2tspchili powder
  • tspsalt
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tsppaprika
  • ½tspsmoked paprika
  • ¼tspcayenne pepper,to taste
  • 8chicken thighs,boneless skinless, trimmed

For Honey-Vinegar Glaze:

  • 6tbsphoney
  • tbspcider vinegar,divided


  1. Set an oven rack in the top position and preheat the broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Combine the olive oil, garlic and chili powder, salt, cumin, paprika, and cayenne pepper in a large bowl. Add the chicken thighs and toss to coat evenly. Arrange the chicken thighs on the prepared baking sheet.

  3. Prepare the glaze by combining the honey with 2 teaspoons of the vinegar in a small bowl, then stir well.

  4. Broil the chicken for 5 minutes on each side. Remove the chicken from the oven and brush half of the glaze on the chicken, then broil for 1 minute.

  5. Remove the chicken from the oven and turn over; brush the chicken with the remaining honey mixture and broil for 1 to 2 minutes more, until the chicken is nicely browned.

  6. Remove the chicken from the oven and sprinkle it with the remaining 2 tablespoons vinegar. Transfer the chicken and pan juices to a platter.

  7. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 673.32kcal
  • Fat: 46.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.22g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.65g
  • Fiber: 0.64g
  • Sugar: 17.43g
  • Protein: 42.99g
  • Cholesterol: 252.19mg
  • Sodium: 687.47mg
  • Calcium: 28.40mg
  • Potassium: 590.55mg
  • Iron: 2.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 83.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.21mg
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