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Chicken Suya Tray Bake

Chicken Suya Tray Bake

Abi Olayiwola
Mouth-watering chicken bake with suya spices.
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine African, Nigerian, West African
Servings 3
Calories 510 kcal


Suya Spice Recipe

  • 4 Tablespoons Peanut butter powder
  • 3 Tablespoons Paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons Ginger powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Chilli flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt

Chicken Suya Tray Bake

  • 3 Chicken legs
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Suya Spice
  • Salt
  • 250 g Cherry tomatoes
  • 500 g Potatoes Peeled and cut into smaller pieces
  • 2 Green peppers Sliced
  • 1 Red Onion Sliced


  • Heat the oven to 2000C or 1800C fan.
  • Mix half of the suya spice with butter or oil, add a little salt; then rub all over the skin of the chicken. Rub under the skin where possible too.
  • Toss the vegetables in oil, with a sprinkle of the spices. Keep the tomatoes and peppers separate from the potatoes and onions.
  • Place the chicken on the pan, then arrange the potatoes and onions around the pieces.
  • Allow the to cook for 30 mins.
  • Bring out of the oven, turn the potatoes over and sprinkle some more spice mix over the chicken.
  • Add the tomatoes and the green peppers.
  • Place the tray back in the oven
  • Allow to cook for further 10 mins. Check that the chicken is cooked through before removing from the oven.


Calories: 510kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 26gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 143mgPotassium: 1145mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 538IUVitamin C: 52mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Chicken Suya
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