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Total time
30 minutes
12 servings

Suya Spice Mix 

¾ cup, Peanuts, ground and roasted
Pinch of Cayenne pepper
¼ teaspoon Pimentón
½ teaspoon Ginger, ground
½ teaspoon Nutmeg, ground
½ teaspoon Garlic powder
¼ teaspoon Cloves, ground
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
½ teaspoon Salt


3-4 tablespoons Suya Spice Mix (see above)
3 tablespoons Canola oil, plus extra for brushing
1 pound Chicken breast, trimmed, cut in 1 inch cubes
2-3 Bell peppers, red and green, cored, Deseeded, cut in 1 inch pieces
1  Red onion, cut in 1” pieces
Salt as needed  (optional)

Black Pepper as needed 

Peanut Cilantro Relish

1  Garlic clove, small, smashed to a paste with salt
2 teaspoon, Ginger, minced
¼ teaspoon, Cumin, toasted, ground fine
2 teaspoon or as needed, Sambal oelek
¼ cup, Canola oil
4 Green onions, chopped
½ cup, Cilantro, sliced
¼ cup, Peanuts, roasted, salted, chopped
Juice of 1 lime
Salt as needed (optional)
Black pepper as needed


  1. For the Suya Spice Mix: Mix all the ingredients for the spice mix in a bowl. Transfer to an airtight container in a cool, dark place. Store for up to one month. If you have added fresh ingredients, store in the fridge and use it within a week.
  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.

  3. Toss the chicken with suya spice mix to coat and massage the mixture thoroughly into the meat. Thread the chunks of pepper, onion and chicken on to your skewers. Let marinate overnight.

  4. Preheat a grill.

  5. Take the skewers out of the fridge and leave them to sit at room temperature for a few minutes. Drizzle oil on skewers.

  6. Grill the skewers until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are slightly charred.

  7. For the Peanut Cilantro Relish: In a small bowl, combine the garlic, ginger, cumin, chile paste, a pinch of salt, and oil.

  8. Stir in green onions, cilantro, and peanuts. Adjust seasoning with salt, pepper and lime juice.

  9. To Serve: Serve with skewers with a side of the Peanut Cilantro Relish.


Calories: 210
Total Fat: 15g
Saturated Fat: 2.5 g
Sodium: 80mg
Carbohydrate:7 g
Fiber: 2g
Total Sugar: 1g
(Added Sugar:0 g)
Protein: 12g

Yield: 12 servings

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