Recipe courtesy of Ayesha Curry

Spiced Chicken with Parsley-Mint Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Spiced Chicken:

2 tablespoons paprika

1 tablespoon salt 

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 

1/4 teaspoon cumin 

4 to 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 

Parsley-Mint Sauce:

1 1/2 cups fresh parsley leaves

3/4 cup olive oil 

1/4 cup white wine or water

3 tablespoons honey 

Pinch salt 

4 cloves garlic 

2 scallions, chopped

Juice of 1 lemon 

Handful fresh mint leaves

Serving suggestions: cooked rice and asparagus


  1. For the chicken: In a small bowl, mix the paprika, salt, cinnamon, pepper and cumin. Rub the spice mix all over the chicken breasts. Heat a grill pan to medium-high heat and cook the chicken until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes per side.
  2. For the sauce: In the pitcher of a blender, add the parsley, oil, wine, honey, salt, garlic, scallions, lemon juice and mint leaves. Blend to desired texture.
  3. Plate the chicken over some rice and asparagus. Drizzle the sauce over the top to serve.