Oven-Baked Tandoori Chicken

My kids are old enough to cook and they do take turns to cook dinner, but sometimes they prefer me to do the cooking and I love that. I seriously love cooking for my kids.

I made this very simple tandoori chicken baked in the oven. Ingredients are readily available.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 kg skinless, boneless chicken or boneless thighs

1/2 cup yoghurt

1 teaspoon tandoori paste (readily available at supermarkets)

1 teaspoon minced garlic

Salt to taste

Red chilli powder to taste

1 teaspoon garam masala

1 ground green chilli (optional)

Method:

Cut the chicken into thick pieces and set aside.

In a mixing bowl, put all the other ingredients together and mix well.

Add the chicken and mix again, ensuring the chicken pieces are evenly coated.

Allow to marinade at least 2-3 hours.

Switch on oven to 200Β°C.

Place chicken on a baking tray that has a mesh on it to raise it from lying flat on the tray.

Bake for 30 minutes.

(Drumsticks or pieces with bone may take up to forty minutes)

Remove from oven when cooked. Place in a serving platter. Garnish with a sprinkling of chopped coriander and serve immediately.

Accompaniment / condiment suggestions:

Hot buttered naan

Jacket potato

Ugali

Tamarind chutney

Garlic yoghurt chutney

Mint and coriander chutney

ENJOY!

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.