How to Cook Tandoori Chicken

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The most delicious dish of Pakistani cuisine - Tandoori Chicken popular and enjoyed worldwide. Easy to prepare and yummy for your tummy!



  • 1 tbsp. of Tandoori mix ("Sharwood's India" is available at most English grocery stores)
  • 1 tbsp. of plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. of vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. of oil
  • Chicken legs, skin removed


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    Blend first 5 ingredients into marinade.
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    Make several deep cuts into the chicken breasts. Coat the chicken with the marinade, rubbing it into the cuts (hands will turn a nice shade of orange). Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 to 3 hours, preferably overnight.
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    Although traditional Tandoori is cooked in clay ovens, this recipe works very well on a grill. Cook at high temperature for 10 to 15 minutes per side. Can be served hot or cold. Makes an unique tasting chicken salad.
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    Serve with lemon slices, green salad and rice. Naan (a flat bread similar to Pita) is excellent on the side.

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