Chicken Tikka made in Oven


by: Aarthi

Hai Friends...Hope you had a great day... Chicken tikka is a famous dish all over India...Traditionally it is made in tandoor oven,But I made it in normal oven...It still tasted great... The main thing you should remember is the marination of the chicken...I marinated over night so the flavour went deep into the chicken...You could let it marinate upto 2 days... You could serve this as it is...But I made Chicken tikka masala with this and served it with rice...I will post it tomorrow... Hot Chicken Tikka with a squeeze of lemon juice taste like heaven...My mouth is watering went I write this post...Ok anyway here you go for the recipe..


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serves: 3

1/2 kg Chicken Breast-

For Marinate:

cup Curd-1

Red chilli powder-1 tblspn

tsp Garam masala powder-2

tsp Turmeric powder-1

Ginger Garlic paste-2 tblspn

tsp Cardamom powder-1

Salt to taste

Lemon juice-2 tblspn

pinch Red Food Colouring-a

For Basing:

Lemon juice-2 tblspn

Oil-2 tblspn

tsp Chat masala powder-1

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Tikka made in Oven

Servings Per Recipe: 3

Amount per Serving

Calories: 649

  • Total Fat: 37.6 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 7.7 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 141.7 mg
  • Sodium: 518.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.2 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  •     Sugars: 2 g
  • Protein: 51.6 g

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1.  Mix the marinate ingrediants together..Now add in chopped chicken pieces and mix well..

2.  Let this marinate in the fridge over night..

3.  Preheat the oven to the highest temperature..Mine went to 250°C(500°F)..

4.  Take the chicken out of the fridge before 30 mins so that it comes to room temperature and cooks evenly

5.  .

6.  Arrange it in a foil lined baking tray..

7.  Place the tray in the top rack and grill the chicken for 10 mins..

8.  When 10 mins is over take the chicken out and apply the rest of the marinate over this and place it back in the oven..

9.  Now mix lemon juice, oil, chat masala powder together for basing the chicken

10.  After 10 mins,take the tray out...Turn the chicken over and base it with the lemon liquid and place it back in the oven.

11.  Cook the chicken for 10 mins until the chicken is cooked and gets a little chared around the edges..

12.  Remove this and serve hot..

Cooks' note:
for step by step recipe with pictures check my blog

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