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chicken tikka in oven



Chicken Tikka is a classic Indian dish made with chunks of chicken marinated in traditional Indian spices and yogurt and then cooked to perfection in a tandoor. However, this version teaches you how to prepare it in an oven. The chicken pieces are juicy and bursting with flavor. It's usually served with naan (Indian bread) or rice, and a side of mint or coriander chutney. It's packed with protein and key minerals.

Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with chicken tikka in oven

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boneless chicken

500 gms


3 tablespoons

lemon juice

1 tablespoon


2 teaspoons

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

vegetable oil

1/4 cup

minced garlic

1 tablespoon

minced ginger

1 tablespoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix the yogurt, lemon juice, turmeric, red chilli powder-cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, oil, garlic, ginger, and salt.

Step 2:

Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and coat them well.

Step 3:

Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Overnight marination is best for flavor.

Step 4:

Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius.

Step 5:

Skewer the chicken pieces and place them on a lined baking tray.

Step 6:

Cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and slightly charred on the outside.

Step 7:

Serve hot with naan or rice and chutney.

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