Moroccan Chicken

Moroccan Chicken

Published January 31, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 55 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 15 min


The warm flavours of exotic Morocco make a great rub for chicken and turkey, especially when grilled. A quick marinade of 30 minutes is all you need for a big burst of fat-free flavour.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 chicken breast
Calories per serving: 244
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.1g 8%
Saturated Fat 1.2g 6%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 125mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 3.6g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
Protein 41.3g 57%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 11/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Step by Step:

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Add chicken, rubbing the spice mixture over each piece thoroughly.
  3. Cover the bowl and let chicken sit at room temperature 30 minutes.
  4. Prepare a gas or charcoal grill for medium-high, direct heat. Spray the grill-gate with cooking spray.
  5. Place chicken directly on the grill-grate and cook 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.