Tandoori Chicken is a healthy, delicious and easy way to make chicken. It can be cooked in a hot oven on the bbq or if in tandoor oven if you are fortunate enough to own one!
You will need:
1 kg chicken pieces (breast or thighs – cubed with skin and fat removed)
1 tablespoon each minced ginger and garlic
3 tablepsoons tikka masala powder (more or less to taste)
enough yogurt to form a paste that just coats the chicken in a thin film (approx 1/2 cup)
A few tablespoons of lemon juice (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
pinch of red food colouring (optional – found at most indian stores)
Mix all ingredients together an allow to marinate for at least an hour if you have time.
Once ready skewer onto skewers and remove excess marinade. It should not be too wet.
Bake in a very hot preheated oven until well done.