spicy maple grilled chickenIt’s grilling season! And this Spicy Maple Grilled Chicken is a perfect blend of sweet and spicy for your grill. Simple and quick, this makes for a tasty paleo meal!

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 25 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Servings: 4

Recipe author: Fithappyfree.com


  • 4 large chicken breasts
  • 3 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup
  • fresh cilantro for topping optional


  1. Preheat a grill over medium heat. Wash and pat dry your chicken breasts. Pound the meat to tenderize.
  2. In a small bowl combine the spices and the maple syrup together until it is a paste-like mixture. Spread the rub evenly on both sides of the chicken breasts.
  3. Place the chicken on the grill and grill for 7-10 minutes on each side, or until it is fully cooked.
  4. Remove from grill. Top with fresh cilantro (optional). Serve and enjoy!

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