Mediterranean grilled chicken and dill Greek yogurt dip

Ingredients for Mediterranean grilled chicken

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

10 garlic cloves,minced

1/2 tsp paprika

5 tbsp olive oil,divided

1/2 tsp grounded green cardamom

Salt and pepper

1/2 tsp allspice

8 boneless,skinless chicken thighs

1 medium size red onion,sliced

Juice of 1-2 lemons

  • For dill Greek yogurt sauce

1 garlic clove,minced

1 cup chopped fresh dill,stems removed

Juice of 1/2 lemon

1 tbsp olive oil

Pinch of cayenne pepper,optional

1 and 1/4 cup Greek yogurt

Salt if needed

mediterranean grilled chicken.

Steps for Mediterranean grilled chicken

In a small bowl mix together the garlic minced,spices and 3 tbsp olive oil.

Pat the chicken thighs and dry,rub them with garlic spice paste.

Place the spiced chicken thighs on a large tray,on a bed of sliced red onions with the lemon juice and remaining 2 tbsp olive oil.

Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours or overnight.

When ready,heat a gas grill to medium-high,place the chicken thighs on the grill and cover for 5-6 minutes, then turn the chicken over and grill for another 5-6 minutes covered.

Serve with a side of dill Greek yogurt dip

  • Recipe for dill Greek yogurt dip is here…
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Combine the minced garlic,fresh dill,yogurt,olive oil,lemon juice and cayenne pepper in a food processor.

Run the food processor until the mixture is smooth or thick dip develops.

Taste and add salt if needed.

Transfer to a small bowl and serve with tasty Mediterranean grilled chicken.


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