Indian Spiced Smoked Chicken

Indian Spiced Smoked Chicken


4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup plain yogurt
2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp tumeric
1 tsp ground coriander
4 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
1 lemon cut into 4 wedges
This is a spicy dish flavored with Indian spices, smoked over hickory wood.

  • Start a charcoal fire.
  • Pound the chicken to 1/4 inch thick between dampened plastic wrap.
  • Mix the yogurt, paprika, cumin, tumeric, coriander, cinnamon, garlic, ginger, salt and pepper and mix well
  • In a shallow glass baking dish coat the chicken with the yogurt mixture.
  • Let marinate for at least 3 hours and up to 8.
  • Add a few wood chunks to the grill and place the marinated chicken over the coals.
  • Close the grill and let the chicken smoke for about 10 minutes per side.
  • Slice the chicken on the bias and serve with lemon wedges.





3 hr


20 min


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