Tandoori Chicken

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Tandoori Chicken

Sabeen
A restaurant-style chicken recipe that can be prepared at home easily… Chicken leg quarters are marinated in a tenderizing mixture of yogurt, lemon juice, ginger, garlic and spices and then baked in the oven with perfection.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 221 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3-4 tbsp thick yogurt
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp chaat masala powder
  • Pinch of ground turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch of orange food color
  • 2 chicken leg quarters
  • 2 tbsp tablespoons butter melted

Instructions
 

  • With a sharp knife, make slight cuts to each chicken leg quarter.
  • 2.In a large bowl, add all ingredients except for chicken and butter and mix until well combined.
  • Add the chicken leg quarters and coat with the yogurt mixture generously.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate to marinate for 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven at 350°F.
  • Arrange a wire rack onto a foil-lined baking sheet.
  • Remove the chicken from the bowl and discard any excess marinade.
  • Arrange the chicken leg quarters onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for about 30 minutes.
  • Remove the baking sheet from the oven and coat with butter.
  • Flip the chicken leg quarters and again coat with the butter.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and set aside for about 5 minutes before serving.
  • Serve alongside your dipping sauce and fresh salad.

Nutrition

Calories: 221kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 12gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 56mgPotassium: 151mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 56IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
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