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Grilled Moroccan Spice Chicken

Turmeric and cumin give this chicken plenty of flavor

Liven up grilled chicken with a Moroccan-inspired marinade of lemon juice, olive oil, honey, and aromatic spices. 

This recipe is courtesy of McCormick.

Ready in
25 m
10 m
(prepare time)
15 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 1/3 Cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons minced onions, preferably McCormick
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin, preferably McCormick
  • 1 Teaspoon turmeric, preferably McCormick
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper, preferably McCormick
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon, preferably McCormick
  • 1/2 Teaspoon crushed red pepper, preferably McCormick
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 Pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts


Mix all ingredients except chicken in medium bowl.

Reserve 2 tablespoons marinade for brushing.

Place chicken in large resealable bag.

Add remaining marinade and turn to coat well.

Massage chicken and marinade for 4 to 5 minutes.

Remove the chicken from the marinade.

Discard any remaining marinade.

Grill chicken over medium heat for 6 to 7 minutes per side or until cooked through, brushing with reserved marinade.

Discard any remaining marinade.