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3 Pieces of grilled moroccan chicken in a serving dish.
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5 from 2 votes

Grilled Moroccan Chicken

This super flavorful and moist chicken is full of anti-inflammatory spices. It's a perfect match for the BBQ. I also have pan fried this chicken with great results.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Grilling
Servings: 4
Calories: 234kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne optional, to taste


  • In a covered dish, drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over chicken.
  • In a small bowl, mix together spices and salt. Evening coat chicken in spices.
  • Refrigerate and marinate for 2 hours to overnight.
  • Heat up the BBQ grill to a medium-hot temperature. Add chicken, and leave on about 5 minutes, or until grill marks have been made.
  • Move chicken away from the heat, and continue to cook on a lower heat for 15-25 minutes, occasionally flipping the chicken, until chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove from heat, and allow to settle for 5 minutes before cutting or serving.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 635mg | Potassium: 658mg | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.5mg