SWEET AND SPICY GLAZED CHICKEN THIGHS

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar ($0.12)
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper ($0.05)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder ($0.05)
  • 1/2 tsp paprika ($0.05)
  • 1/2 tsp salt ($0.02)
  • freshly cracked pepper ($0.05)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil ($0.16)
  • 1.5 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs (4-5 pieces) ($4.49)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and some freshly cracked pepper (10-15 cranks of a pepper mill). 
  • Place the chicken thighs on a cutting board and pat dry with a paper towel. Sprinkle the brown sugar mixture over the chicken, coating both sides liberally.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium. Once hot, add the olive oil and swirl to coat. Add the coated chicken and cook for about 5-7 minutes on each side, or until cooked through and the brown sugar has turned into a deep brown glaze. Serve hot.

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