Marinated Grilled Chicken

Marinated Grilled Chicken Recipe

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

How to Make Marinated Grilled Chicken


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

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About Marinated Grilled Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy