Broiled Chicken

Broiled Chicken with Onions and Peppers

Broiling chicken is one of the best ways to get beautiful caramelized, juicy chicken with a little char. If you don’t have access to a grill or don’t want to hassle with having to clean up the mess from grilling, then jump on board and start broiling.

Pros of broiling: Flavorful, juicy meat and faster cooking time.

Cons of broiling: Cannot be unattended, your charred chicken could turn into burnt chicken. 

Prep Time: 8 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes 


  •  Seasoning Thyme, Spicy or Original All-Purpose Seasoning & Rub
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 of white or yellow onion sliced (optional)
  • 1/2 cup of green or red sweet peppers sliced (optional)
  • 3 medium size deseeded jalapeno pepper (optional)


  • Set oven to broil (use top rack about 4 inches from element).
  • Line a baking tray with foil.
  • Pound chicken breasts or thighs into desired thickness or, cut chicken breasts into halves (lengthwise).
  • Place chicken onto cooking tray and rub olive oil over chicken.
  • Generously coat chicken with Seasoning Thyme Spicy or Original All-Purpose Seasoning & Rub on both sides.
  • Place tray into oven and broil for approximately 6 minutes on each side until chicken is caramelized and slightly charred.
  • If using optional ingredients (onions, sweet pepper and jalapenos), rub with olive oil, sprinkle with desired amount of Spicy All-Purpose Seasoning & Rub. After cooking chicken on one side for 6 minutes, move chicken to one side of tray and add optional ingredients.
  • Remove from oven and ensure internal temperature reads 165 degrees.   

Recipe Notes:

  • Do not leave chicken unattended as it can easily burn while broiling.
  • You can be creative and add vegetables such as yellow and green squash, baby carrots, green beans or asparagus 

How to serve? 

TACOS: This recipe can be used to make amazing tacos. Just chop chicken to your desired size, put on top of warm corn tortillas, squeeze a little lime juice and enjoy. Of course, sour cream and hot sauce are always an option for those who like a little extra. 

SALAD: Just chop chicken to your desire sized and serve over your favorite leafy greens. You can also add your favorite salad condiments.

CHICKEN AND RICE: Add on top of coconut rice, brown or white rice, cilantro lime rice, or plain steamed white rice. Either way is delicious.