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Spicy Tandoori Chicken

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Tandoori chicken is a an indian preparation of chicken cooked with a medley of spices. Flavored with red chilies, garlic, ginger, lemon juice, ground cumin and coriander along with others, the tandoori chicken is marinated with the spices and yogurt with vinegar. roasted in the oven, it can be served with rice along with a salad. Adapted from Sharp Microwave and Convection Cookbook.
Ingredients
  Red chilies 2 , seeded
  Onion 1
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Crushed ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 3 Teaspoon
  Whole cloves 2
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Chicken thighs 6 , skin removed
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Low fat yogurt 200 Gram
Directions

1.
Puree chillies, onion, garlic, ginger and lemon juice until smooth.
2.
Mix cumin, pepper, coriander, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, turmeric, nutmeg and paprika in a small bowl.
3.
Heat for 2-3 minutes on HIGH.
Remove bay leaf and cloves.
4.
Combine chilli mixture and spices together.
Spread over chicken.
5.
Sprinkle with vinegar and pour over yoghurt.
Cover and marinate overnight, stirring occasionally.
6.
Preheat oven 200°C.
7.
Place on Low Rack, cook for 20-25 minutes on HIGH MIX/ROAST 200°C.
Baste with remaining marinade during cooking.
8.
Serve with boiled rice.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
6

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