Indian Grilled Chicken

This zesty and tender chicken recipe is marinated in coconut milk and combines the perfect blend of flavors. Grilling and topping with fresh cilantro perfects this dish!

Prep Time:
20 min-4 hours

Cook Time:
30 min

Ready In:
45 min- 4 hours


  • 1 lbs Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
  • 1 cup(s) Coconut milk, canned, unsweetened, full fat
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Extra virgin olive oil, organic
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon(s) Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon(s) Cumin, ground
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Turmeric, ground
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) Black pepper
  • 1 handful(s) Cilantro, chopped


Prepare marinade 5 min:

Add coconut milk, olive oil, and lime juice to a bowl and whisk together until smooth.

Whisk in the paprika, garlic, turmeric, cumin, salt, and black pepper.

Place the chicken thighs in the bowl of marinate, cover, and store in the refrigerator 

Allow chicken to marinate for 15 min up to 4 hours in the refrigerator

Cooking chicken:

Remove chicken from the marinate and cook on the grill approximately 30 min or until chicken is cook thoroughly

Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and enjoy!

Recipe submitted by: Marina

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Contributed by:

Marina Arambula, M.S., INHC

Certified Integrative Nutritionist & Health Coach

Marina graduated with both her undergraduate as well as her Master of Science degree with a biology concentration from...

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Marina Arambula, M.S., INHC
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