Entrees

Chicken Tikka

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Chicken Tikka

Course: MainDifficulty: Medium
Servings

3

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Calories

150

kcal
Marination

4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 kg. chicken

  • 1½ tsp. ginger (Adrak) paste

  • 1½ tsp. garlic (Lehsan) paste

  • bunch fresh Coriander (Dhaniya) leaves

  • 3-4 green chilies

  • 1 medium onion

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • 4-5 whole dried red chilies

  • ½ salt (according to taste)

  • 6 tbs. yogurt OR 3 tbs. lemon juice

Directions

  • Mix all the spices together. Put in a blender and make a paste.
  • Make 4-5 deep cuts on each side of the chicken pieces. This will help it cook better on the inside as well as giving it a better flavour.
  • Coat the pieces with the paste and leave to marinate for a few hours preferably overnight in fridge.
  • Then BBQ or bake in oven.
  • If baking in the oven use an aluminum tray covered with foil for the first 20 minutes at 375o F.
  • Uncover, turn the chicken over, and cover it up again. Bake for an additional 10-15 minutes. By this time the chicken should be cooked.
  • Increase the temp to 4500F , uncover and bake until the top is dry and the cuts that you made have ‘opened up’.
  • Turn over and when it looks done – it’s done!
  • Serve with salad and

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