Spicy Peppery Mustard Chicken

Spicy Peppery Mustard Chicken can be baked or grilled on the BBQ. The spice mixture for this recipe can be blended ahead of time. Keep it in a tightly covered container and store in a cool, dark place.

Prep time: 1 hour Serves: 6 (2 thighs/serving)

Ingredients

Mustard baste

  • 1/4 cup / 60 ml butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 tbsp / 25 ml honey mustard
  • 12 – 3oz / 90 g chicken thighs, without skin

Spice mixture

  • 2 tbsp / 25 ml paprika
  • 1 tsp / 5 ml kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp / 15 ml granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp / 25 ml dry mustard powder
  • 1 tbsp / 15 ml chili powder
  • 2 tsp / 10 ml cumin
  • 2 tsp / 10 ml yellow mustard seed
  • 1 tsp / 5 ml black pepper
  • 2 tsp / 10 ml granulated garlic
  • 2 tsp / 10 ml onion powder
  • 1 tsp / 5 ml cayenne

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Mustard baste: In medium-sized bowl, mix together melted butter and honey mustard. Lightly baste each chicken thigh with this mixture.
  3. Spice mixture: In separate bowl, mix together paprika, salt, sugar, mustard powder, chili powder, cumin, yellow mustard seed, black pepper, garlic, onion powder, and cayenne. Put spice mixture into clean, sealable (kitchen) bag.
  4. Shake basted chicken thighs in bag of spice mix until well-coated.
  5. Transfer chicken to baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes.

Per serving (206.64 g): 331.39 Calories, 36.54 g protein, 7.93 g carbohydrate, 2.30 g fibre, 3.57 g sugar, 16.64 g fat, 3.33 g saturated fat, 1.72 g trans fat, 171.13 mg cholesterol, 595.71 mg sodium

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