Spicy Chicken Breasts

Spicy Chicken Breasts

Meat and Poultry Chicken Chicken Breasts Healthy

This is a great skinless, chicken breast recipe that can be served over salad greens or as an entree! If serving over salad greens, cut chicken into strips and top with your favorite salsa or dressing.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 173
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 2 1/2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


  • 1   In a medium bowl, mix together the paprika, garlic powder, salt, onion powder, thyme, cayenne pepper, and ground black pepper. Set aside about 3 tablespoons of this seasoning mixture for the chicken; store the remainder in an airtight container for later use (for seasoning fish, meats, or vegetables).
  • 2   Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Rub some of the reserved 3 tablespoons of seasoning onto both sides of the chicken breasts.
  • 3   Lightly oil the grill grate. Place chicken on the grill, and cook for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, until juices run clear.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 2.4g 4%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 1826mg 73%
Potassium 519mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 9.2g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3.3g 13%
Protein 29.2g 58%
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 2887IU  
Vitamin C 7mg  
Calcium 60mg  
Iron 4mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 20mg  
Vitamin B6 1mg  
Magnesium 53mg  
Folate 17mcg