RECIPE

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Chicken or Steak

There’s nothing like some spice-rubbed chicken or steak with a simple fresh salad with a citrusy vinaigrette. This recipe works with any of our spice blends: Tikka Masala, Thai Green Curry or Ras El Hanout.

Shopping List & Prep (serves 4-6)

  • 1 package Masi Masa Indian Tikka Masala Spice Blend
  • 3 1/2–4 lbs. bone-in chicken or 2 lbs skirt, flap or flank steak
  • 2 TBSP cilantro, minced
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1” piece ginger, grated
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Ingredients for salad (see SERVING IDEAS below)
  • 1/4 C vegetable oil (OK to substitute olive oil) 

Directions: Chicken

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together all ingredients except chicken.
  2. In a large non-reactive pan or mixing bowl, rub mixture into chicken, coating completely.
  3. Let meat marinate while pre-heating grill.
  4. Pre-heat grill to medium high.
  5. Grill for 15 minutes.
  6. Turn over and grill for another 15-20 minutes.

Directions: Steak

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together all ingredients except meat.
  2. In a large non-reactive pan or mixing bowl, rub mixture into meat, coating completely.
  3. Pre-heat grill to high.
  4. Grill for 3-4 minutes per side.
  5. Reduce heat to low and cook another 1-2 minutes per side.
  6. Let rest for at least 5 minutes before cutting into thin slices.

    Serving Ideas

    We like this dish with a green (or tomato and cucumber) salad dressed with a lemon-mint vinaigrette.

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