Dec 2, 2009

Tandoori Chicken recipe



Tandoori Chicken recipe



This is an authentic recipe for Tandoori chicken. Serve with long grain Basmati rice, cucumber salad, grilled veggies, roasted corn on the cob and finish off the meal with Kulfi (Indian ice cream)."
Original recipe yield:4 servings
PREP TIME
25 Min
COOK TIME
20 Min
READY IN
1 Day 45 Min

INGREDIENTS
2 pounds chicken, cut into pieces
1 teaspoon salt
1 lemon, juiced
1 1/4 cups plain yogurt
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
2 teaspoons garam masala
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon yellow food coloring
1 teaspoon red food coloring
2 teaspoons finely chopped cilantro
1 lemon, cut into wedges
DIRECTIONS
Remove skin from chicken pieces, and cut slits into them lengthwise. Place in a shallow dish. sprinkle both sides of chicken with salt and lemon juice. Set aside 20 minutes.
In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, onion, garlic, ginger, garam masala, and cayenne pepper. Mix until smooth. Stir in yellow and red food coloring. Spread yogurt mixture over chicken. Cover, and refrigerate for 6 to 24 hours (the longer the better).
Preheat an outdoor grill for medium high heat, and lightly oil grate.
Cook chicken on grill until no longer pink and juices run clear. Garnish with cilantro and lemon wedges.
Notes
Garam masala
This dish can also be baked in a hot oven (450 degrees F) for 25 to 30 minutes (or until done).

1 comments:

Liz Canham said...

This is a great recipe for tandoori chicken, which is one of my favourites!

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Liz

December 12, 2009 at 5:55 AM

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