Paprika Grilled Chicken

Paprika Grilled Chicken

Total time: 45 min.
Prep time: 20 min.
Cook time: 25 min.

Number of servings (yield): 4



  • 8 chicken pieces (thighs & drumsticks) Bone in
  • salt to taste
  • Marinade:
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 chillies
  • 2 tsp (level) smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp (level) cumin powder
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil


  1. 1) In a food processor blend ingredients for the marinade together to make a smooth paste and set aside.
    2) Make 3 or 4 slits on the chicken pieces and sprinkle generously with salt.
    3) Rub the marinade all over the chicken pieces and leave to marinate in the fridge for a minimum of 30 minutes, or if time permits leave to marinate over night.
    4) Pre heat the grill on a medium heat.
    5) Place the chicken pieces in the grill and cook for around 25-30 minutes turning occassionally until the chicken is cooked and the skin is slightly charred.
    6) Serve immediately with a freshly dressed salad and rice or chips.