Grilling is a fun and casual tradition among many cultures. It is made up of people who love hosting, are passionate about sharing food with friends and family, and of course take pride in eating delicious food and grilling. Get your grill ready and explore Martha Stewart's flamed kissed Saffron-Yogurt Grilled Chicken recipe using our Fair Trade Saffron. The FIRST to be certified by Fair Trade USA. Enjoy yourself doing what you love while empowering farmers sustain their skills and communities.
3/4 cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch pieces
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon saffron threads
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
Salt/Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
6 lemon wedges, for serving
In a medium bowl, whisk to combine yogurt, oil, lemon zest and juice, thyme, garlic, saffron, paprika, turmeric, cayenne, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Add chicken to yogurt marinade and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to overnight.
Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high. Thread chicken onto six 10-inch skewers and season with salt and pepper. Grill chicken until cooked through, about 6 to 8 minutes per side. Drizzle with oil and serve with lemon wedges.
Source: Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Episode 508