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Marinated BBQ Chicken

This recipe for Marinated BBQ Chicken has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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This delicately spicy marinade for chicken is great for barbecue cooking and is a fantastic, simple dish full of flavour and summer tones. Serve with a crisp green salad and new potatoes for a filling outdoor lunch.

Ingredients for Marinated BBQ Chicken

4 - 6 chicken legs separated into thighs and drumsticks
Half cup of extra virgin olive oil
½ onion, peeled and finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
Juice of half a lemon
Splash of wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon chopped dried chilli
½ teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon salt

How to make Marinated BBQ Chicken

  • Mix all of the herbs and spices together.
  • Add the sugar, lemon juice, onion, garlic, vinegar and olive oil, mix well.
  • You can add a little white wine if it is too dry.
  • Add the chicken and ensure a good covering. Leave to marinade in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
  • Barbecue for around 20 - 30 minutes until cooked through.

Marinated BBQ Chicken

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams