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Moroccan Spiced Grilled Chicken Breasts

Moroccan Spiced Grilled Chicken Breast

1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts


  1.  Mix the marinade ingredients (yogurt, lemon juice, cilantro, olive oil, garlic, cumin, paprika, cinnamon, salt, and pepper) together in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Marinate the chicken, cover and refrigerate a minimum of 2 hours to overnight.
  3. Heat your grill to high and grill the chicken breasts over direct high heat a couple of minutes on one side. Then turn them over and cook until the chicken is cooked through.  Be sure not to overcook.

This recipe is from the Simply Recipes blog


  • Sami

    I made this twice, once baked in the oven and once in a heavy skillet. I preferred the second. I substituted garlic powder for a clove of garlic. Once summer is here, I’ll try it on the grill 🙂

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