Sticky Honey Grilled Chicken

We’ve got a new way to do chicken that’s easy to make and finger-licking good. Slathered and basted in a spicy honey sauce, a little grilling time creates a delightfully sticky coating for your juicy, tender chicken thighs. Finish with a garnish of fresh herbs and you’ve got a weeknight dish with all kinds of deliciousness in every bite. Your family’s gonna love this tasty take on chicken!

You know what else we’re loving? The Private Selection™ brand at your nearest Kroger grocery store. From infused honey to finishing sauces, Private Selection™ uses only the finest ingredients to get the best in taste. Private Selection™ Cayenne and Garlic Infused Honey gives this recipe the perfect balance of sweet and spicy. You’ll also find Good Cook kitchen tools at Kroger, so grab whet you need and get cooking!

Fun Flavor Twists

Enjoy this recipe as written below. Or try these easy upgrades:

  • Sticky Ginger. Omit the chives and cilantro and add in 1 Tablespoon fresh grated ginger, along with ¼ cup soy sauce.
  • Get Limey. Add the zest and juice of 1 lime to the sticky sauce for zesty citrus flavor.
  • Honey Mustard. Leave out the herbs and add in ¼ cup Dijon mustard for those who can’t get enough of honey mustard.

Sticky Honey Grilled Chicken

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Sticky Honey Grilled Chicken

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Sticky Honey Grilled Chicken


Sticky Honey Grilled Chicken

Juicy, tender chicken is coated in an irresistibly delicious sweet and sticky sauce and grilled to perfection. Just right for a weeknight dinner!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6


  • 12 boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 (12 oz) bottle Private Selection™ Cayenne and Garlic Infused Honey
  • Fresh chopped chives
  • Fresh chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)


With a Good Cook Pro Meat Tenderizer, pound the thickest part of each chicken thigh until 1/2” thick. Drizzle chicken with half of the honey. Salt and pepper to taste.
Grill on a preheated gas or charcoal grill on both sides, basting with remaining honey, until cooked through.
Transfer to a serving plate. Garnish with chives and cilantro.


Posted in Main Dishes, Recipes, Dinner by Goodcook staff |