African Grilled Chicken


RECIPE: African Grilled Chicken

Author: Africanpot by Rebecca

Type: Chicken

Difficulty: Easy

Prep:8mins Cook: 50mins

Serves: 3-6


6 medium chicken thighs

1medium sized yellow onions chopped

2 teaspoons of Italian mixed herbs

2 teaspoons of crushed fresh ginger

3 cloves of  garlic minced

2 tablespoons of freshly chopped mint

I teaspoon of chopped fresh bonnet- adjust to taste

2 teaspoons of  chopped fresh thyme

1 teaspoon of  ground black pepper

1 chicken stock cube dissolved

2 tablespoons of  organic coconut oil

1 and 1/2 teaspoon of seat salt


Slash each of the 6 chicken thigh in three to five places and set aside

slashing chicken thigh

In a bowl add  the chopped medium sized yellow onion, and all other ingredients, mix together and set aside.

marinating ingrediates

Marinate each thigh  with the mixture -filling the slits as well

marinating each thigh

Mix all together  and cover with a cling film


Let rest for 30-60 mins or even overnight in the fridge (can be cooked immediately after marinating if in a hurry. You will still get great taste)

Arrange the marinated thighs on the grilling rack

Grill rack with chicken

Grill  on 200 Celsius or gas mark 6 for about 45 minutes ( adjust times to your oven settings).  Turn sides every 10-15 minutes until cooked and brown

oven grill 1


oven grill 2

Take out and set aside

grilled chicken

For Roll in Sauce

Put a pan on fire -medium heat

Add 2-3 tablespoons of  the juicy oil from the grilled chicken

pan with oil

Add half a medium sized sliced onion  and let brown for  1-2 minutes

Add 1 chicken stock cube and let it melt

Add left over marinate and let cook for  2 minutes

Add 1/2  teaspoon of Italian mixed herbs

Add 6-8 slices of large beefy red vine tomatoes

pan with tomatoes

Simmer for 2 minutes

Add 1/2 teaspoon of chopped scotch bonnet- optional

Add the grilled chicken pieces

chicken in tomatoe

Roll and cover the chicken in the sauce

chicken rolled in sauce

Simmer  for about 2 minutes

Serve on a bed of salad with  Jollof Rice or side of choice

served chicken


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