Spicy Grilled Chicken

If you're a fan of heat and smoke, try spicy grilled chicken at your next barbecue. These easy recipes fire up the taste buds with spicy grilled chicken drenched in deliciousness, from sriracha honey glaze to crushed red pepper.

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Chili-Rubbed Chicken Thighs

Family Circle

Give these zesty chicken thighs a head start by partially cooking them in the microwave. Then finish them on the grill with the onion-stuffed potatoes.

Spicy Beer-Can Chicken

Fine Cooking Magazine

To put a spin on the usual beer-can chicken recipe, I add a sweet-spicy sauce to the beer, coat the chicken with an aromatic spice rub, and simmer the beer mixture after grilling to make a rich sauce with a kick.

Jalapeno and Basil-Glazed Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Basil and jalapeno marry perfectly brushed on this grilled chicken.

Spicy Honey Chicken

Family Circle

Take Italian cooking outdoors with this chicken recipe. Grill polenta slices alongside the honey-and-jalapeno-marinated chicken and serve with a zesty fresh tomato and olive sauce.

Spicy BBQ Chicken with Coconut Scallion Rice

Ladies' Home Journal

Hot pepper jelly, cider vinegar, ginger, and garlic make both a basting sauce for the chicken and a sauce to serve with it in this dinner recipe.

Total: 55 mins

Tequila-Marinated Chicken Thighs

Better Homes and Gardens

Indian-Spiced Chicken and Potato Salad

Ladies' Home Journal

Using yogurt instead of mayonnaise on the potato side dish cuts the calories but not the flavor in this grilled chicken dinner.

Total: 7 hrs

Grilled Lime Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

Better Homes and Gardens

The fresh flavor of pineapple and the addition of garlic, cilantro and lime juice make a tropical salsa that's just the ticket for grilled chicken breasts.

Texas-Style Barbecued Chicken Legs

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken legs are economical and a great choice for grilling. The spicy barbecue sauce boasts lots of Texas flavor and is delicious with the moist dark meat from the legs.

Asian Tacos: Grilled Chicken Wrapped with Mint & Lettuce

Better Homes and Gardens

Fresh, fast and light as they can be, these healthful chicken wraps contain Asia's most essential flavors and signature crisp and crunchy textures. When peeling fresh ginger, remember that the roots' finest flavor lies just beneath its papery beige skin. To remove the skin, gently scrape with a small spoon rather than using a knife or peeler.

Barbecued Beer Chicken

Ladies' Home Journal

Barbecuing with beer produces the most tender, juicy chicken you've ever tasted. Make this recipe at summer cookouts to wow your guests.

Chipotle Peach-Glazed Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce create fabulous firepower in this chunky peach brush-on for chicken. When your schedule's jam-packed, save about 30 minutes of grilling time by opting for chicken breast halves instead of thighs.

Spicy Chicken and Star Fruit for 6

Better Homes and Gardens

This barbecue recipe is a match made in heaven. Celestial star fruit (also called carambola) is a striking addition to this chicken dish, an Italian-Indian mix.

Brined Grilled Chicken Breasts with Red Chile Oil

Fine Cooking Magazine

This brine not only keeps the chicken moist, but the sugar in it helps the chicken brown nicely on the grill.

Chicken Burgers with Fresh Fruit Salsa

Better Homes and Gardens

Eat these grilled burgers with a knife and fork and be sure to scoop up every last bit of the peach-and-pear salsa.

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