The Gbemi's Kitchen Suya Chicken

#recipe: Suya Chicken from The Gbemi’s Kitchen

The Gbemi’s Kitchen serves healthy Nigerian food like this #recipe for Suya Chicken. If you don’t want to serve this main dish on a salad, serve alongside rice. 


2 chicken breasts, approximately 120g each  

1 tsp suya spice mix:

1 tsp peanut powder (optional)

1 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp cayenne pepper

½ tsp smoked paprika 

1 tsp onion powder

½ tsp garlic powder

1 tsp chicken bouillon powder

1 tsp olive oil, plus extra for dressing  

1 lime, cut into wedges 


2 portions baby lettuce

pineapple chunks

shredded red cabbage

pomegranate seeds

shelled edamame  


  • Clean the chicken breast and pat dry with a clean kitchen towel. Rub with olive oil and cover each side with the suya spice. Allow to marinate in the fridge for up to 30 minutes while you prep the ingredients for your salad. 
  • Blend suya spice powders together and set aside the remaining mixture in an airtight jar for future use.  
  • When ready to cook, bring chicken to room temperature. Add a drizzle of olive oil to a non-stick pan and bring to medium heat. 
  • Cook the chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side until browned evenly and cooked through. Serve on top of the salad with a drizzle of olive oil and a squeeze of lime juice. is for every body and mind in the UAE. This magazine is all about moderation, making small changes, little additions and the odd subtraction.



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