Suya and Coca-Cola Chicken
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Serves: 12
For chicken
  • 3½-4lbs chicken wings.
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsps. baking powder
For Sauce
  • 1½ Coca-Cola
  • ½ cup honey
  • 3 tbsps. suya seasoning/yaji
  • 2 medium sized garlic cloves(minced)
  • ½ inch grated ginger
  • A healthy pinch of onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ½-1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1tbsp cooking oil
  • salt or bouillon to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Wash chicken, pat dry(completely dry) and split. Season with salt, pepper and baking soda and let it rest for 10minutes to an hour. Place in the oven and let it bake until crisp and the juices have run clear.
for the sauce
  1. Heat the butter until melted, add the oil. Add the garlic and cook until the garlic is fragrant. add the paprika and 2tbsps suya seasoning. mix to form a paste; then add the Coca-Cola and honey. Stir to blend; then add the tomato paste if using; reduce heat and bring the sauce to a boil; while stirring occasionally. Once the sauce has thickened, season with either salt or bouillon to taste; then toss in the chicken and the remaining suya seasoning. Cook for another 2 minutes; then serve...
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at