Indian Charred Chicken

Total Time
20 mins
10 mins

This recipe comes from "1000 Classic Recipes for Every Cook". I found it while searching for recipes for ZWT.

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  1. Place chicken breasts between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and pound them with rolling pin or meat mallet to flatten.
  2. Mix together the curry paste, oil, sugar, ginger and cumin in a small bowl. Spread the mixture over both sides of the chicken and set aside.
  3. Make the Raita:.
  4. Peerl the cucumber and scoop out any seeds with a spoon. Grate the cucumber flesh, sprinkle with salt, place in a strainer and leave to stand for 10 minutes.
  5. Rinse off the salt and squeeze out any excess moisture by pressing the cucumber with the back of a spoon.
  6. Mix the cucumber with the yogurt and stir in the chili powder.
  7. Chill.
  8. Back to the chicken:.
  9. Transfer the chicken to an oiled rack and grill for 10 minutes, turning once.
  10. Serve chicken with the Raita and some naan bread.