Tandoori Chicken

READY IN: 24hrs 30mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

One of the best tandoori grilled chicken recipes around, and boy is the chicken tender and moist...this tandoori will become a favorite of yours for sure! (Note: plan ahead, the chicken needs to marinate overnight)

Top Review by Laurene

Just a thought, but you may be asking for trouble if you use the reserved marinade as a brushed-on finishing sauce, as 10 additional minutes of cooking may not be enough to kill any pesky Salmonella bacteria that may be in that marinade. Play it safe & set aside some marinade when you first make it that the raw chicken never touched.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse chicken, pat dry.
  2. Place the chicken in a plastic bag, set into a deep bowl.
  3. For marinade: Combine yogurt, gingerroot, garlic, paprika, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper and cloves; pour over chicken pieces in the bag, close marinade bag in the fridge overnight, turning bag occasionally.
  4. Remove chicken from bag, RESERVE marinade.
  5. Place chicken pieces, bone side down in center of grill; grill until chicken is tender, and the juices run clear, brushing with reserved marinade during the last 10 minutes of grilling time.
  6. Serve with chutney and sliced cucumber if desired.
  7. Note: the chicken may be done under the broiler, but it is best done on the grill.

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