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Spicy Grilled Suya Chicken

Jen Sim
This spicy grilled suya chicken recipe is the perfect succulent side. Serve with jollof rice, fried rice or vegetables and watch it disappear in seconds!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: African
Keyword: chicken, suya
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Author: Jen Sim


  • 5 large chicken legs
  • Suya spice
  • Salt to taste
  • Knorr chicken seasoning
  • Vegetable or sunflower oil


  • Grab 5 large chicken legs and pat them dry.
  • Then, add chicken legs to a bowl. Add a splash of oil, season with salt to taste and ½ a tsp of chicken seasoning. Leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 200C/180C Fan/400F/Gas 6.
  • Add 4 tbsp of suya spice and 2 tbsp of vegetable oil to a small bowl and stir. Brush the chicken legs with the suya spice mixture and bake for 30 minutes. Baste chicken legs with suya spice mix and turn the chicken every 10 minutes while it grills. Once it is done serve and enjoy!