This is a great healthy alternative to a Friday night takeaway. I’ve used chicken thighs, coated in a Greek Style Yogurt based marinade and have served them with a simple cucumber salad. You could also serve with rice and Naan bread for a heartier meal.

Ingredients.

Marinade

  • 1tsp each smoked paprika, ground cumin, ground coriander, Garam Masala, turmeric, mild chilli powder⠀
  • 200g Tims Dairy Greek Style Yogurt⠀
  • Juice of a lemon⠀
  • 1/2 tsp Maldon salt⠀
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed⠀
  • 10cm piece ginger peeled and finely chopped or grated⠀

Chicken

  • 1kg boneless, skinless chicken thighs⠀
  • 1 red chilli sliced⠀
  • 1 cucumber peeled into slivers using a potato peeler⠀
  • 3 limes⠀

Method.

Combine all the marinade ingredients and coat your chicken thighs with it. They can go in the fridge for several hours or if you’re in a hurry they can be cooked straight away.

Cook the chicken thighs on a barbecue or griddle for 12 minutes turning every minute or so. Add the lime halves flesh side down for 3 minutes. It makes them easier to squeeze but also they taste sweeter.

I’ve served the chickens with a simple cucumber and tomato salad.  Using a potato peeler cut a whole cucumber into strips, squeeze over the juice of a lime and some olive oil and season.

Anna

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