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Cinnamon-Rubbed Chicken

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"I got this idea from a long-ago TV show (Little House on the Prairie) and used what I had in my kitchen to make the rub. My husband likes it a lot."
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1 h 20 m servings 422
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 13x9-inch baking dish with aluminum foil.
  2. Stir olive oil, cinnamon, salt, lemon pepper, garlic powder, and thyme together in a small bowl; rub onto chicken to coat. Arrange coated chicken pieces into a baking dish with the skin side down.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes, turn, and continue cooking until the chicken is no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, 20 to 25 minutes more. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Remove from oven, cover loosely with aluminum foil, and rest chicken for about 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 422 calories; 30.5 1 34.3 137 741 Full nutrition

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Thought I'd try it since my husband's has diabetes, and the cinnamon is good for that. It came out really good.

Delicious! Made as is. It sure made the house smell good too. My husband has rheumatoid arthritis and cinnamon is a natural anti inflammatory. He said not only did it taste great but helped ...

Instead of making it in the oven I grilled the chicken. 4 1/2 minutes a side. This allowed for a nice bbq sauce like flavor that popped. I served it with steamed veggies coated with ranch dressi...

I planned to make the Buttery Quinoa dish that called for “grilled chicken” but no instructions for flavoring. Since the quinoa dish required fresh lemon juice, I looked for a rub that used it a...