Grilled Moroccan Chicken

Grilled Moroccan Chicken – Absolute Delight

Grilled Moroccan Chicken. Well – let’s do one word for this one – WOW! That’s it! A very healthy, delicious, and exotic way to prepare chicken.


Goes great with couscous and a fresh green salad.

Definitely a keeper! Something different and delicious that I’m keeping in mind for times when company comes on short notice – WONDERFUL –

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Grilled Moroccan Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Marinating Time
30 mins

Grilled Moroccan Chicken sounds like it's on the exotic side but it's really just a delicious way to cook chicken!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Moroccan
Keyword: Grilled Moroccan Chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 325 kcal
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil the best quality you can get
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallion , white part only
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  1. Combine oil, scallions, parsley, cilantro, garlic, paprika, cumin, salt, turmeric and cayenne pepper in the container of a food processor. Process until smooth.
  2. Rub the mixture on both sides of the chicken breasts and let stand 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium hot.
  4. Grill chicken breasts 5-7 minutes on each side, or until done.



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Recipe based on one by Mirj
Photo by Delicious as it Looks