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best grilled chicken around

The Best Grilled Chicken Around

Meet the chicken seasoning that inspired the hit song featured in the Karate Kid.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon basil dried
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary dried and crushed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon thyme dried
  • ¼ teaspoon parsley dried
  • teaspoon ground cumin
  • Black pepper to taste


  • Mix all spices together well.
  • Sprinkle seasoning over chicken (will cover 1-2 pounds depending on how much seasoning you like).
  • This is best on the grill (hence the title The Best Grilled Chicken Around) but you can also roast it (375°F for 20-25 minutes for boneless breast or thighs).
Keyword chicken, easy chicken recipe, easy recipe, weeknight dinner