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Zingy Tandoori Chicken

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Tandoori Chicken is a spicy delicious chicken dish with a scrumptious taste. All the flavours are nicely blended into the chicken and grilled. The vegetable garnish and the lemon adds a wonderful zing to the dish. Try out the Tandoori Chicken and enjoy!
  Tandoori masala 3 Tablespoon
  Tandoori paste 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken pieces 4
  Yogurt 4 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Red food coloring 1 Teaspoon
  Yellow pepper 1⁄2 , chopped
  Cherry tomatoes 3 , chopped
  Onion 1⁄2 , chopped
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1

1) Skin and score the chicken and keep aside.
2) In a bowl add the yogurt, tandoori masala, tandoori paste, 2 mugs water and mix with a whisk to combine.
3) Mix the food colouring, add the chicken and stir and refrigerate overnight.
4) Remove on a non-stick dish, drizzle the oil and place under a grill at Degree 220 C for 20 minutes.
5) Turn over and place in the grill at Degree 220 C for 25 minutes.
6) In a pan, saute the peppers, onion and tomatoes in the oil for a few minutes until softened and pour over the chicken. Sprinkle with the sqeezed lemon and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Tandoori chicken is inarguably that one dish that comes to everyone's mind when they think of Indian food. The red chunks of chicken, bubbling with juices, and cooked in a clay oven under blistering temperature is something that is worth trying. Never mund if you don't have clay oven at home. Anna shares a simple recipe that can be easily pulled off using your stove or oven.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 278 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.2%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 106.9 mg35.6%

Sodium 2034 mg84.7%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 35 g69.7%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 78.6%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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