Chicken Suya
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Serves: 4-6
For chicken
  • 5-6 pieces of boneless chicken thighs or 1½ lbs(use chicken breast or parts if you want)
  • 1tsp dry grounded pepper
  • 2tsp suya pepper or yaji
  • 2tsps peanut oil
  • 1tbsp dry grinded pepper(the dry chili flakes works, yaji also works)
  • skewers(soak in water before use to prevent burning)
  • 1 bouillon(optional)
  • Salt to taste
basting sauce
  • 4-4½ suya powder or yaji
  • 3 tbsps peanut oil(any oil works)
For chicken
  1. Wash and pat chicken dry. Cut into strips or any size. Season with salt and or bouillon, dry pepper and 2 tsps. grounded pepper. Thread onto the skewers and let it marinate for 1-24 hours.
  2. mix the basting ingredients to form a slurry and set aside.
  3. Place chicken onto a grill and using a basting brush, baste the chicken until it cooks. The outside should be crispy and the inside should be soft and juicy. Serve with onion and tomatoes. Enjoy
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at