Light Tandoori Chicken

READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
Recipe by Liwl7755

This is a lighter version of the popular Indian/Pakistan chicken dish.

Top Review by Chef mzahara

Love this recipe! I use boneless skinless thighs or breasts as an even healthier option.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse, skin, and pat dry the chicken.
  2. Make 2 slits in the flesh of each piece and set aside.
  3. Mix together the yogurt, garam marsala, ginger, garlic, chilli powder, turmeric, coriander, lemon juice, salt, a few drops of red food coloring, and oil; beat so that all ingredients are well mixed.
  4. Cover the chicken with the mixture and allow to marinate for 3 hours.
  5. Preheat the oven to 475 F and transfer the chicken to an ovenproof dish.
  6. Bake the chicken for 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked right through and browned on the top.
  7. Remove from the oven, place on a serving dish, and garnish with salad leaves, lime wedges, and a quartered tomato.

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