East African Grilled Chicken
Spice Kitchen

East African Grilled Chicken

Mama Spice remembers making this from her time growing up in Kenya. A long-standing Spice Kitchen favourite, this recipe is so easy to create but will blow your socks off!



  • 1kg chicken thighs


  • 100g Greek or strained yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 plum tomato
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp chilli powder


  1. Blend all the ingredients for the marinade into a smooth paste.
  2. Rub into the chicken and leave to marinate in the fridge for a few hours.
  3. Fire up the BBQ and grill the chicken for 5 minutes on each side until fully cooked.
  4. Serve with salad and a squeeze of lemon.

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