Turkish Grilled Chicken

Recipe by Dugyb

A simple Turkish style rub to prepare chicken for the BBQ.

Top Review by COOKGIRl

I made a paste with olive oil and the spices, brushed them on pounded skinless thighs and let sit overnight in the refrigerator. A very small amount of the sweet paprika was replaced with 1/8 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika. Heated up a large Lodge cast iron grill pan and cooked the chicken thighs about six minutes each side. Served with Recipe #443953, my posted Recipe #427221, stir fried brussels sprouts with feta and lemon/zest and this for dessert; Recipe #88951. A tasty yet simple Father's Day meal. Thank you for posting. Very good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spatchcock the chicken (cut out the backbone and depress chest to flatten).
  2. You may want to check the internet for the exact procedure.
  3. Rub spice mixture all over the chicken.
  4. Smear chicken with the olive oil.
  5. Grill on medium heat for 20 min per side.

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