Creamy tandoori chicken

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Creamy tandoori chicken
A creamy classic well loved Indian dish, easy to make and leaves nice leftovers.

Juice 2 lemons

4 tsp paprika

2 red onions, finely chopped

2 x 500g chicken thighs

Vegetable oil

For the marinade

300ml Greek yogurt

Large piece ginger, grated

4 garlic cloves, crushed

¾ tsp garam masala

¾ tsp ground cumin

½ tsp chilli powder

¼ tsp turmeric

Using a large shallow dish or bowl, mix the lemon juice with the paprika and red onions.

Make some slash cuts into the chicken thighs and set them in the juice and stir well to coat. Set aside for 10 minutes.

Mix all of the marinade ingredients together and pour over the chicken.

Give everything a good mix, then cover and chill for at least 1 hour but overnight is ideal if you have the time.

Heat the grill.  Lift the chicken pieces onto a rack over a baking tray.

Drizzle over a little oil and grill for 8 minutes on each side or until lightly charred and completely cooked through.

Serve with rice or naan bread.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Chicken, Vegetables, Oil, Spice

Recipe Type
Dinner, Entertaining, Family Dinners


Level of Difficulty

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