Palm Oil Spicy Chicken

Published on: April 24, 2023

Red Palm oil is a widely used ingredient in many cuisines, and it is known for its unique flavor and health benefits. Unfortunately, the palm oil industry has been linked to environmental degradation and social issues, such as deforestation, land grabbing, and labor exploitation. However, sustainable palm oil production can help mitigate these negative impacts and support responsible practices that benefit both people and the planet.

In this article, we will share a delicious and healthy recipe for Palm Oil Spicy Chicken that highlights the use of sustainable palm oil. We will also discuss red palm oil benefits and how you can make a positive impact by choosing products that are certified sustainable.


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon of sustainable palm oil
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a small bowl, mix the chili powder, smoked paprika, cumin, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Rub the chicken thighs with the red palm oil and sprinkle the spice mixture on top, making sure to coat the chicken evenly.
  • Place the chicken thighs in a baking dish and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (75°C).
  • Serve the Palm Oil Spicy Chicken hot with your favorite side dishes, such as rice, vegetables, or salad.

Benefits of Sustainable Palm Oil:

Sustainable palm oil is produced using responsible and ethical practices that minimize the negative impact on the environment and social welfare. It is certified by credible third-party organizations, such as the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), which ensures that the palm oil is sourced from plantations that meet strict environmental and social criteria, such as:

  • Protecting high conservation value (HCV) areas, such as forests, wetlands, and endangered species habitats
  • Respecting human rights, including the rights of indigenous peoples and workers
  • Conserving natural resources, such as water, soil, and biodiversity
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting renewable energy
  • Enhancing local economic development and improving livelihoods

By choosing products that use sustainable palm oil, you can support these positive outcomes and encourage more companies to adopt sustainable practices. You can look for the RSPO label on food, cosmetics, and cleaning products, or use online resources that track sustainable palm oil sourcing.

Enjoy tasty recipes with Natural Habitats’ organic palm oil

Palm Oil Spicy Chicken is a delicious and nutritious dish that showcases the versatility and benefits of sustainable palm oil. By using sustainable palm oil in your cooking, you can enjoy its flavor and health benefits while also supporting responsible practices that protect the environment and communities. As consumers, we have the power to make a difference by choosing products that are certified sustainable and demanding more transparency and accountability from the palm oil industry. Let us make the switch to sustainable palm oil and create a better future for all.

Natural Habitats is a company that is dedicated to producing sustainable and organic products that are traded fairly. Natural Habitats’ organic palm oil offers added organic credibility to food, personal care, and animal nutrition products. Organic certification is a rigorous process that ensures that products are free from harmful chemicals and additives. By using organic palm oil from Natural Habitats, companies can be confident that their products meet the highest organic standards.


Why You Should Get Involved
with Palm Done Right

Palm can be grown for good, bringing benefits to:

  • Our planet, due to palm oil’s land efficiency.
  • Local communities, due to the economic development oil palm production creates.
  • Our market, due to palm oil’s versatility and functionality as an ingredient, lifting product quality and performance.

Together, we can influence change for:

  • Manufacturers that are still using conflict palm oil for their products.
  • Retailers that are still listing products that contain conflict palm oil.
  • Brokers and distributors that are still supplying their customers with products that contain conflict palm oil.
  • Shoppers that have the power to vote with their dollar.

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