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Israeli Barbecued Chicken Recipe

Israeli Barbecued Chicken
Israeli Barbecued Chicken

This recipe for Israeli Barbecued Chicken serves 4 people.

Time required: 2 hours and 10 minutes
(110 minutes to prepare, then cook for 20 minutes)

Ingredients you'll need:

  • 1 ⅓ kg chicken, cut into 8 portions
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 pinches of salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon

How to make Israeli Barbecued Chicken:

  1. In a bowl, combine the garlic, cumin, cinnamon, paprika, lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper. Add the chicken and turn to coat thoroughly. Leave to marinate for at least 1 hour or cover and place in refrigerator overnight.
  2. Light barbecue. After about 40 minutes it will be ready for cooking.
  3. Arrange the dark meat on the grill and cook for 10 minutes, turning once.
  4. Place the remaining chicken on the grill and cook for 7-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden brown and the juices run clear when pricked with a skewer. Garnish with corander (cilantro). Serve immediately with pitta breads, lemon wedges and salad.

Recipe Notes:

For a Yemenite flavour, use 1.5 teaspoon tumeric and a pinch of ground cardamom in place of the cinnamon.

(Sourced from Kosher Cooking - Marlena Spieler)

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