Authentic Tandoori Chicken


PREP TIME: 20min COOK TIME: 40min
Serves 4

PREP TIME: 20min COOK TIME: 40min
Serves 4

  • 270
  • 33g
  • 170mg
  • 3.5g
    Sat. Fat
  • 4g
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Ingredients Ingredients


1 cup plain yogurt

2 tsp. turmeric

2 tsp. ground cumin

2 tsp. ground coriander

2 tsp. paprika

2 cloves garlic, grated

1 lemon, juiced

2 tbsp. vegetable oil

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. black pepper

1 inch piece of ginger, grated

basmati rice

yogurt raita (plain yogurt with chopped cucumber)

mango chutney

lemon slices, garnish

chopped fresh cilantro, garnish

Step 1

Step 1


In a glass dish or resealable plastic bag, combine the yogurt, turmeric, cumin, coriander, paprika, garlic, ginger, lemon juice, vegetable oil, salt and pepper.

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Step 2


Make shallow cuts in the chicken thighs with a sharp knife. Add the chicken thighs to the marinade. Rub the marinade into the chicken. Marinate the chicken thighs in the refrigerator for 1 to 6 hours.

Step 3

Step 3


Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray. Arrange the chicken thighs on the sheet. Roast for 30 to 40 minutes or until the chicken feels firm to the touch and a meat thermometer inserted in the center reaches 170°F.

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Step 4


Serve Tandoori Chicken with basmati rice, yogurt raita and mango chutney on the side. Garnish with lemon slices and chopped cilantro.

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Authentic Tandoori Chicken

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Rated 5/5 based on 1 customer reviews
Spice up chicken thighs like never before. Mango chutney and yogurt raita complement this authentic Indian tandoori chicken dish. Serves 4

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