Turkish Marinated Chicken Thighs

Serves 10



  • 20 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless
  • 120g plain yoghurt
  • 1 lemon, juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 inch cub fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 2tsp hot paprika
  • 2tsp sumac
  • tsp cumin seeds
  • 2tsp fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 0.5 tsp salt


  1. Simply combine all ingredients together and then leave to marinate overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 170’C. Roast the chicken in oven for 20 minutes.
  3. Place wood chips into a large gastronome and place chicken thighs into a steamer tray and cover
    with parchment paper and foil.
  4. Place gastronome tray on the gas for 2-3 minutes, until chips start to smoke and then cook in the oven for a further 15 minutes, until the core cooking temperature is reached.
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