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Sweet & Hot Chicken Thighs

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten-free, hot chicken
Servings: 4
Author: Mary Fran Wiley


  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 T cider vinegar
  • t chili powder
  • ½ t cayenne
  • 1 t granulated garlic
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ¼ c plain Greek yogurt or dairy free
  • ¼ c canola mayonnaise
  • ½ c chopped cilantro
  • salt & pepper


  • Turn on broiler and prepare broiler pan.
  • Whisk together the honey, vinegar, chili powder, cayenne, garlic and salt & pepper to taste.
  • Brush chicken thighs with sauce and place under the broiler.
  • After 5 minutes, turn over and brush with sauce. Return to oven.
  • During this time, whisk together mayo, yogurt, cilantro and salt & pepper to taste (about 5 minutes).
  • Take them out, turn them over and brush with sauce again.
  • After 1 minute turn and brush the thighs one last time.
  • Return to oven for 1 minute.
  • Serve with a dollop of yogurt sauce on the side.