1. In a blender or food processor, combine the dried onion, onion powder, thyme, Salt
, nutmeg, cinnamon, sugar, Black Pepper
, cayenne, chives, chopped onion, lime juice and pepper sauce. Blend to a thick paste. (If using skinless chicken, add the oil to the paste.) 2. Rub the paste over the chicken, cover and refrigerate overnight. 3. Grill the chicken - do not remove the spice paste before grilling. Note: Makes enough for 3 1/2 lb. cut up chicken, or 4 large chicken breast halves, skin removed.