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Harissa Chicken Recipe

Delicious juicy harissa chicken which taste super delicious hot. This freshly ground harissa adds so much flavour to the chicken and makes it so yummy.
4.25 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine African
Servings 5 servings


  • Chicken - 1 whole chicken cut into 12 pieces
  • Harissa Paste - 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon Juice - 3 tblsp
  • Oil - 4 to 5 tblsp


  • Take chicken and make slashes all over them.
  • Add salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  • Add harissa paste and mix well.
  • Cover and leave to marinate overnight.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add chicken and cook for 2 to 3 mins on high heat.
  • Flip over and cook covered on a low heat for 10 mins.
  • Now flip over and apply more harissa paste and cook on both sides till chicken is done.
  • Serve.
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