Mind-Blowing Tandoori Chicken
Tandoori Chicken is a classic Indian dish that never fails to impress. The combination of aromatic spices, tender chicken, and the smoky flavor from the tandoor oven creates a truly mind-blowing experience for your taste buds. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just craving some Indian flavors, this recipe is a must-try.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 2 tablespoons tandoori masala spice blend
- 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Salt to taste
- Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish
- Start by making deep cuts in the chicken breasts to allow the marinade to penetrate.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the yogurt, tandoori masala, ginger garlic paste, ground cumin, ground coriander, cayenne pepper, lemon juice, and salt.
- Coat the chicken breasts with the marinade, making sure to get it into the cuts you made earlier. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight for the best flavor.
- Preheat your grill or oven to high heat. If using a grill, make sure it’s well-oiled to prevent sticking.
- Thread the marinated chicken onto skewers and grill for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until fully cooked and charred in spots.
- Serve the Mind-Blowing Tandoori Chicken hot, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Marinating Time: 2 hours or overnight
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Mind-Blowing Tandoori Chicken is a flavorful and aromatic Indian dish that will tantalize your taste buds. The combination of tender chicken marinated in a blend of spices and yogurt, then grilled to perfection, creates a dish that’s truly unforgettable. Serve it at your next gathering, and watch it disappear in no time.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 220, Fat: 4g, Protein: 38g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Fiber: 1g
Tandoori Chicken is not just a dish; it’s an experience. The smoky aroma, the vibrant red color, and the explosion of flavors in every bite make it a showstopper. Whether you enjoy it as an appetizer or a main course, Mind-Blowing Tandoori Chicken will leave your guests craving for more. Try this recipe and transport your taste buds to the streets of India.