Grilled Moroccan Chicken Breasts

Total Time
12hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 hrs

Indescribably good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toast peppercorns, cumin & coriander seeds, and cinnamon over medium heat, stirring, 1 minute until fragrant.
  2. Grind into coarse powder using small food processor, grinder, or mortar & pestle.
  3. Add garlic and 2 teaspoons salt. Mix into a paste & transfer to large bowl.
  4. Add onion, zest, juice, oil and parsley. Add chicken & turn to coat.
  5. Cover & refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  6. Prepare grill to medium heat.
  7. Remove chicken from bowl; scrape off excess marinade. Sprinkle with remaining salt.
  8. Grill, turning, 25 minutes until cooked through.
Most Helpful

5 5

I used leg and thigh quarters instead of breast and increased the cook time about 15 min because of that. I grilled semi-indirectly over gas with a wood box full of mesqeite chips. I also ommitted the cinnamin (yuck!). It was fantastic!