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Remove the skins from the thighs (for a chef’s treat, flatten the skins, put on a baking tray and cook for 30 minutes in a 200C/ fan 180C/gas 6 oven for super-crispy chicken shards). Use a sharp knife to cut 3-4 deep slashes in the thighs down to the bone.
Put the yogurt, curry paste, spices and lemon juice in a bowl and season well. Add the thighs and toss to coat. Leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes (even better if you can leave a bit longer).
Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Arrange the thighs on a large baking sheet and put in the oven for 40-50 minutes or until cooked through and charring at the edges.
While the chicken is cooking, mix the salad ingredients with a good pinch of salt and toss. Mix the yogurt and mint sauce, and season. Serve the chicken with the salad, sauce and warm bread, if you like.