Tandoori Chicken

Recipe by grapefruit
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prick the chicken all over with a fork and using a sharp knife make 1/2 inch deep diagonal slashes an inch apart on each chicken quarter.
  • place in a large dish and rub lemon juice all over + into cuts.
  • cover and marinate for 1 hour.
  • Mix all the ingredients of the marinade in a small bowl and pour over the chicken pieces and mix, turning and tossing, to coat well.
  • Cover and marinate for at least 4 -5 hours at room temperature, or refrigerate overnight, turning several times.
  • Bring the CHicken to room temperature before broiling or grilling.
  • To Broil: Preheat oven to 450°F
  • Place chicken pieces in a large roasting pan, preferably on a wire rack.
  • Discard the leftover marinade.
  • Brush chicken pieces with ghee or butter.
  • Set the pan in the middle rack of the oven. broil for 25-30 minutes, or until the meat is cooked through, basting and turning occasionally. Transfer to platter and serve.
  • To Grill : Place chicken pieces, over the grill, basting with ghee or butter and cook for 8 minutes, without turning.
  • Turn and grill the other side for 8 minutes.
  • Continue turning and basting, until chicken is cook through, about 12-15 minutes for each side.
  • Transfer chicken to platter.
  • Decorate with sliced onion and tomato.
  • Serve with Naan and raita.
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