Grilled Spiced Chicken with Yogurt Sauce

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      5 min

Appears in
Students' Cookbook

By Sophie Grigson

Published 1993

  • About

This is a simple way to jazz up plain chicken with aromatic spices and the sharpness of lime or lemon juice. You can prepare the chicken up to a day in advance.


  • 2 chicken quarters, thawed if frozen
  • salt


With a sharp knife, make three deep slashes across the thickest parts of the chicken quarters so that the heat of the grill can penetrate right down into the meat. Place the chicken in a shallow dish. Mix together the marinade ingredients and pour over the chicken. Cover and leave for at least 1 hour, and up to 24 hours, turning occasionally. (If marinating for more than 1 hour, store in the fr