Intro: How to Make the Best Grilled Chicken Thigh Recipe - in Out Opinion
An easy to make chicken that tastes delicious on it's own, with a salad or in a wrap.
This grilled chicken recipe is so easy and there's hardly any prep time. You simply need to assemble the spices, dry roast them until your room fills with the aroma of your spices, turn off the hob and coat the chicken thighs with the them.
South Indian in origin but isn't hot or spicy, just delicious.
Step 1: Ingredients
2 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 teaspoon black pepper powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
1.5 tsp salt
1 tbsp coconut oil1kg chicken thighs
Step 2: Prepare the Spices
Heat a pan on medium flame. Once it’s lukewarm, add all the spice blends and stir. Keep doing this till you get a faint aroma of the roasted spices.Once the spices are roasted turn off the flame/hob.
Step 3: Prepare the Chicken
Wash the chicken thighs and use a knife to slit the back and front. You need to do this because you want the spices to soak into the chicken. Once you’ve done this add the chicken pieces to the pan.
Step 4: Coat the Chicken
Coat the chicken with the dry roasted spices, now to this add a tablespoon of coconut or olive oil and nice coat the pieces with the spice mixture.
Step 5: Cook the Chicken
Let this sit for 30 minutes or longer if you have the time, if not, directly place them on the grill or oven and let it cook for 25 minutes on 180 degrees. After 25 minutes, turn the pieces and let the other side cook for the same time.
Step 6: Check the Chicken
Once the chicken is out of the grill/oven, use a knife to check if the chicken pieces are cooked. If the chicken pieces looks pink, the chicken is uncooked and it needs cooking for longer.
Step 7: Eat the Fine Tasting Chicken
Serve this on it’s own, with some raita, hummus or shred the chicken and add it into a wrap or salad with some feta.