Chicken Tikka on the Grill

Recipe for Chicken Tikka on the Grill - Cooked either on a stovetop grill pan or over a flame, this chicken is incredibly succulent and flavorful - a fantastic alternative to your run-of-the-mill barbecue sauce.


A grilled chicken thigh. On the left is white rice, and a few pieces of cilantro.

Cooked either on a stovetop grill pan or over a flame, this Chicken Tikka on the Grill is incredibly succulent and flavorful – a fantastic alternative to your run-of-the-mill barbecue sauce.



Chicken Tikka on the Grill

Chicken Tikka on the Grill

Yield: 8 pieces
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Inactive Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Cooked either on a stovetop grill pan or over a flame, this Chicken Tikka on the Grill is incredibly succulent and flavorful - a fantastic alternative to your run-of-the-mill barbecue sauce.

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken thighs, deboned (you could throw away the skin if you like)
  • Cilantro for garnishing

For the marinade: (Mix all the following ingredients)

  • 1 ½ cup half fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced or pressed
  • 1 thumb ginger, finely grated
  • 2-3 tea spoons garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 3 teaspoons paprika powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt to taste


Instructions

  1. Marinade the chicken for as long as you could, overnight is best Or at least 30 minutes!
  2. Heat a large (and shallow) non-stick grilling pan until really hot.
  3. Add a table spoon of oil, and arrange half of the chicken on the pan. (don’t over crowd the pan, otherwise the chicken will get steamed instead of charred)
  4. Cook until done (around 5-7 minutes on each side) until the chicken is slightly charred.
  5. Repeat with the rest of the chicken.
Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1 thigh
Amount Per Serving Calories 295Total Fat 18gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 13gCholesterol 167mgSodium 314mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 32g

Nutrition data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix, and should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate.



Recipe: papirozMag

Photo: Tangled Noodle

Chicken Tikka on the Grill
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