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Baked Sweet & Spicy Chicken | Creme de la Crumb
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Baked Sweet & Spicy Chicken

Juicy and tender baked sweet & spicy chicken that comes together in 30 minutes with loads of flavor.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 272kcal
Author Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts pounded to even thickness
  • salt and pepper to taste

Sauce

  • cup brown sugar
  • 2-4 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (you could substitute white vinegar)
  • cup water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease a large baking sheet (with a raised side) or casserole dish.
  • In a medium sauce pan whisk together all sauce ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium heat and boil for 3-4 minutes. While sauce is boiling, season chicken with salt and pepper on both sides, grease a skillet and cook chicken on both sides 1-2 minutes over medium heat, just enough to brown the very outside.
  • Arrange chicken in a single layer (not overlapping) on prepared baking sheet. Brush with sauce. (there should still be plenty of sauce leftover - reserve for later). Bake for 20-25 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Pour remaining sauce over the chicken and serve hot.

Notes

Hot sauce: Frank's hot sauce is a favorite of mine - great flavor and just enough heat!

Nutrition

Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 896mg | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg