The marinade for the chicken also serves as the dressing for the salad in this easy recipe for Spicy Grilled Chicken Thighs with Cucumber-Radish Salad.
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 shallot, finely chopped
1 teaspoon light brown sugar
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 pounds (about 8 small) boneless chicken thighs
1 English cucumber, halved and sliced
8 radishes, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Garnish: lemon zest
How to Make It
Preheat grill to medium-high (350° to 400°). Combine first 8 ingredients and 1 teaspoon kosher salt in a large bowl, and reserve 1/4 cup mixture in a second bowl. Add chicken to first bowl; marinate 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, toss cucumber, radishes, and dill in reserved dressing. Season with kosher salt and black pepper to taste. Garnish, if desired.
Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade. Grill chicken 5 minutes on each side or until done. Serve with cucumber-radish salad.
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