Spicy Grilled Chicken

READY IN: 5hrs 15mins
Recipe by ellie_

We enjoyed this chicken recently. Prep time includes marinating time (4-6 hours or overnight) Adapted from Bon Appetit (September 2005)

Top Review by mariposa13

Made for Zaar Tag. I used chicken leg quarters, marinaded about 2 hours and grilled. This was pretty good. The chicken was moist and spicy but not too hot. Thanks ellie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small skillet toast caraway, coriander and cumin seeds over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  2. Cool and then grind seeds and the crushed red pepper in mortar with pestle.
  3. Add oil and garlic and grind to a smooth paste. Stir in paprika and salt.
  4. Pour spice mixture into a small bowl or cup and stir oil, lime juice and peel into mixture.
  5. Spread mixture over chicken quarters and place in a plastic bag or non-metallic dish for marinating in the refrigerator.
  6. Marinate, turning occasionally for 4-6 hours or overnight.
  7. Prepare grill using medium low heat.
  8. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding any marinade.
  9. Grill chicken until cooked throughly about 45 minutes to 1 hour, turning occasionally.

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