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marinated grilled chicken

Ingredients For marinated grilled chicken

  • 1 tsp
    coriander, ground
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 2
    chicken, cut up
  • 1/4 tsp
    crushed dried red pepper
  • salt
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lime juice mixed with 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1.5 c
    plain whole milk yogurt

How To Make marinated grilled chicken

  • 1
    In a small iron skillet toast the coriander and cumin for a few seconds or until the spices emit a lovely aroma.
  • 2
    Remove from heat and cool for a moment.
  • 3
    In a small mixing bowl combine the toasted spices with the paprika, lime juice and sugar.
  • 4
    Season with 1 teaspoon salt and crushed red pepper.
  • 5
    Prick the chicken pieces all over and rub the pieces with half of the lime/spice mixture.
  • 6
    Combine remaining half of lime/spice mixture with garlic, vegetable oil and yogurt.
  • 7
    Marinate the chicken in the yogurt mixture for 24 hours, turning the pieces on occasion.
  • 8
    Preheat the broiler (or heat an outdoor grill) and set the rack 4 inches away from heat source.
  • 9
    Remove chicken from marinade and broil, skin side down for about 15 minutes a side or until cooked through and browned.
  • 10
    Let rest at room temperature for up to an hour before serving.
  • 11
    Or chill and bring back to room temperature before serving.

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