1/2 cup olive oil 8 chicken thighs 4 cloves garlic, crushed 3/4 teaspoon Berbere* 1/2 teaspoon, crushed peppercorns Juice of 1 lemon Salt
Combine oil, garlic, Berbere or oregano, pepper and lemon juice in a glass baking dish. Add chicken and marinate over night. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F. Salt the chicken pieces on both sides and place in a baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes, turn chicken over and bake for another 15 minutes. Serve immediately.
Berbere is an aromatic spice from Ethiopia and can be found in gourmet specialty stores. This incredible spice is well worth the effort to find. If you cannot find Berbere, this recipe can be made with 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano instead.