Roasted chicken with chermoula

Few party themes are more exotic than North African adventures. Coupled with a cuisine that is steeped in spices and rich flavours, this will be one dinner to remember.
By epicure
Published on Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013
Cuisine
African
Type of Meal
Mains
Vegetarian-friendly
No
Level of Difficulty
Intermediate
Speed
Long

Serves 4
Prep time 5 minutes + overnight marinating time
Cook time 45 minutes

1 spring chicken, cut into half

marinade
65g cilantro, chopped
4 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp cumin, toasted
1 tsp paprika powder
½ tsp cayenne pepper
4 cloves garlic, peeled and minched
pinch salt

  • Combine marinade ingredients with the chicken and marinate overnight.
  • Place the marinated chicken onto a baking tray and pour the remaining marinade over it.
  • Roast in the oven at 200°C for 40 minutes.

Excerpt from the October issue of epicure.