Whole Tandoori Chicken

Recipe by UmmAzhar
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 2-3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prick the chicken all over and make a few slits about 2cm/¾in long on the skin.
  • Mix all the remaining chicken ingredients into a smooth paste and rub the marinade generously all over the chicken skin.
  • Cover and refrigerate for eight hours or overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.
  • Place the chicken in a roasting tin and cover with foil.
  • Roast in the centre of the oven for one hour and 30 minutes.
  • Halfway through cooking, baste with a little of the marinade.
  • Remove chicken from the oven and leave in a warm place to rest for 20 minutes.
  • Carve and serve either hot or cold.
  • My tips -.
  • *** Have not included time taken to marinate as it is best to leave it overnight***.
  • ***I roasted my chicken in the oven for 40 minutes and once when done, I put it under the grill/broiler and roasted it.***.
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