Full of flavor due to the multitude of spices – this simple and quick recipe for barbecue chicken is perfect for summer evenings!

Quick Barbecue Chicken


1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon chili powder

2 teaspoons olive oil

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder

1⁄4 teaspoon ground cumin

1⁄8 teaspoon ground ginger

1⁄8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1⁄8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 (8-ounce) bone-in chicken breast halves

Cooking spray


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl, stirring well. Loosen skin from chicken by inserting fingers, gently pushing between skin and meat; rub spice mixture evenly under skin over meat. Lightly coat skin with cooking spray. Place chicken, breast side down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 30 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 165, turning twice. Let chicken stand 10 minutes. Remove skin; discard.

Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half).

*Recipe and image courtesy of Cooking Light Way to Cook Grilling.*