Cava Harissa Chicken Recipe


Cava Harissa Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines the smoky and spicy flavors of harissa with the refreshing taste of cava. This recipe is perfect for those who enjoy a little heat in their meals. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of harissa, cava, and other spices, then grilled to perfection. Serve it with a side of couscous or roasted vegetables for a complete and satisfying meal.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons harissa paste
  • 1/4 cup cava
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. In a bowl, combine the harissa paste, cava, minced garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag and pour the marinade over them. Seal the bag and massage the marinade into the chicken, ensuring it is evenly coated. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour, or overnight for best results.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  4. Remove the chicken from the marinade and discard the excess marinade.
  5. Brush the chicken breasts with olive oil on both sides.
  6. Place the chicken on the grill and cook for about 8-10 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  7. Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Serve the cava harissa chicken with your choice of side dish, such as couscous or roasted vegetables.

Enjoy this flavorful and spicy cava