1/2 tsp peppercorns, coarsely ground
1/2 tsp caraway seeds, coarsely ground
1 tbsp gingerroot, finely chopped
1-1/2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp paprika
1-1/2 tbsp canola oil
salt to taste
1/2 lime, quartered
** skinless, boneless chicken breasts were on sale so that's what I used instead of the thighs.
The chicken must be marinated at least 6 hours before cooking. The chicken may be cooked, using either an outdoor grill or by broiling in the oven. (We used the grill)
Score the chicken pieces deeply using a knife to allow the marinade to penetrate, then arrange the pieces in a shallow bowl.
Grind the peppercorns and caraway seeds using a mortar and pestle or using a pepper mill or place the spices in a plastic bag and crush them using a rolling pin. Finely chop the ginger and garlic, then add them to the mixture. Add the sugar, paprika and oil, then grind into a paste.
Spread the mixture over the chicken pieces, making sure to coat them well. Cover the bowl with a plate and let the marinate in the refrigerator at least 6 hours or overnight.
Cook the chicken on a medium grill for about 20 minutes, basting with the marinade and turning the pieces once. Alternatively, put the chicken on the rack of a broiler pan, then roast it in the oven under a preheated broiler 7-10 cm from the heat.
Season with a little salt and serve with lime wedges.
Makes 2 servings.