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1 tablespoon paprika
4 teaspoons sugar, divided
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons pepper, divided
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 1/3 cups mayonnaise
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
In a small bowl, combine paprika, cumin, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, garlic powder, thyme, lemon-pepper, cayenne and 1/2 to 1 teaspoon pepper; sprinkle over both sides of chicken. Set aside. In another bowl, combine mayonnaise, water, vinegar and remaining sugar, salt and pepper; cover. Chill 1 cup for serving. Save remaining sauce for basting.
Grill chicken, until browned and juices run clear. Baste with remaining sauce. Serve with reserved chilled sauce.