Recipe: Grilled Lemon Chicken with Cinnamon Sticks

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Grilled Lemon Chicken with Cinnamon Sticks

Chef: Farrokh Khambatta

Cuisine: Continental

Category: Main Course

Serves: 10

Cooking Time: 15 minutes                                                      Prepn/Marin 5 minutes


1kg.                                                                   Chicken Supremes, (boneless breasts)

As required                                                     Cracked Black Pepper

1                                                                         Garlic clove

A drizzle                                                          Extra Virgin Olive oil

4                                                                         Limes

10                                                                      Cinnamon Sticks

As required                                                     Salt

A few leaves                                                   Lettuce



Season the breasts.

Cut the bark of cinnamon into satay (bamboo) type sticks.

Skewer each of the breasts onto the cinnamon sticks.

Heat a pan. Drizzle some olive oil. Add two crushed cloves of garlic and then add the breasts.

Cook lightly as the breasts will cook in a jiffy.

When cooked, add freshly squeezed lime juice and some grated zest (rind of lemon).

is Serve hot with some root vegetables or on a bed of sautéed lettuce.


Chef’s Tips: “Grill the chicken in a non-stick pan using very little olive oil’

“Always add the lime at the end as the dish may turn bitter”

“The cinnamon sticks add a unique flavour to the lemon chicken, though a

Normal wooden skewer can also be used.”


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