Jeera Chicken

Jeera Chicken

Jeera Chicken
Jeera Chicken

"A quick and easy Cumin Chicken Recipe (Jeera Chicken) that can be ready within minutes. This garlic, cilantro, and cumin seeds flavored base are perfect with white rice, salad, or wrapped inside of a warm tortilla. Easy chicken recipes like this are perfect to cook for weeknight dinners. This quick, tasty, and healthy Hariyali Jeera Chicken Recipe is known to be on repeat around here. It takes minutes to make and tastes great as an appetizer, main meal with naan/rice/quinoa/etc, or even a stuffing! For this recipe: I recommend using a rotisserie chicken, pre-cooked chicken, or finely diced raw boneless skinless chicken thighs to cook with. Add vegetables such as bell peppers, zucchini, squash, onions, etc GO VEGETARIAN AND USE ONLY VEGETABLES!"


Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time10 min

Cooking MethodOven


  • 8 ounces Trader Joe's zhoug sauce
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, deboned and skinned and chopped to desired size
  • 2/5 cup grinded jeera/cumin seeds (powder not recommended)
  • 1/5 cup water
  • pinch turmeric (optional)
  • lemon wedge (garnishment)
  • salt
  • cilantro (garnishment)
  • oil
  1. Heat a pan with a generous amount of oil.

  2. Add the jeera seeds and zhoug sauce to the pan.

  3. Cook until the raw flavor is out. Takes about a minute with constant stirring.

  4. Add the chopped chicken, salt, and water.

  5. Mix well and heat through.

  6. Serve with a lemon wedge and onion salad.

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