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Perfect Chicken Marinade

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Introduction

This spicy marinade will give your chicken an amazing fresh hit.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

  • 6 cloves garlic
  • carotino oil (or olive oil - a good glug)
  • 1 red chilli (fresh)
  • cumin seeds
  • sea salt (crystals)
  • black peppercorns
  • 1 lime

Method

Perfect Chicken Marinade is a community recipe submitted by helzorz and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Peel the cloves of garlic and place them in your mortar Add 1 whole red chilli Add a good pinch of sea salt Add a good pinch of peppercorns Add a good pinch of cumin seeds (toast the cumin seeds in a dry pan first, on a high heat wait till you hear the little fella's popping and your met with a fantastic smell, don't burn em!)
  • Now the fun bit, give it all a good pounding with your pestle and mortar until a paste develops, add the good glug of oil and the juice of 1 lime, give it a goo mix and you're good to go!
  • Pour over chicken (fillets, leg, breast, anything you want) get your hands involved and give the chicken a good bath in the mix.
  • Leave in the fridge for a few hours and cook.
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