Tandoori Chicken In Oven

The mouth-watering delicious chicken is well known as tandoori murgh and originated from India and Pakistan. This delicious chicken is all about marinating and grilling chicken in a clay oven known as tandoor or it can also be made in the oven.

The yummy tandoori chicken recipe yields spicy chicken that is soft and juicy with the tangy flavor of lemon and yogurt. The tandoori chicken is piquant but not hot as it can quickly be eaten and loved by kids.

This yummy chicken can be cook using oil as well as butter. If you love butter, go for it as it was then called makkhni tandoori chicken and taste also well.

Tandoori chicken can also be cooked by using instant tandoori masala from the market or you can try it from scratch in your home. The other issue is the availability of tandoor as it is not present in every house. So, the easiest way to bake this tender yummy chicken is your home baking oven.

The spicy tandoori chicken can be eaten as an appetizer as well as the main course often serves with flatbread or naan. It goes well with the mint sauce.

Let’s make the spicy tandoori chicken in your home in the oven instead of traditional tandoor and taste will be equally well.

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The mouth-watering delicious chicken is well known as tandoori murgh and originated from india and pakistan. This delicious chicken is all about marinating and grilling chicken in a clay oven known as tandoor or it can also be made in the oven.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Resting Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 45 mins
Servings: 4 Person

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts
Tandoori Chicken In Oven
Amount Per Serving
Calories 82 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 597mg26%
Potassium 36mg1%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 148IU3%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Instructions

  • Take four pieces of whole chicken leg and cut a few deep slashes into it.
  • In a large bowl, place whole leg pieces and add salt and lemon juice into it.
  • Add black pepper, ginger garlic paste, cumin powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, tandoori masala and red food color (optional).
  • Add ¼ cup of greek yogurt in chicken and spices.
  • Mix well with hands and rub spices evenly on all sides of the chicken.
  • Add oil and coat well on the chicken legs.
  • Wrap/cover the chicken and marinate it overnight or at least 2-3 hours in a cool place.
  • Set the oven broiler to high with a rack positioned a few inches below from it.
  • Line the baking tray with an aluminum foil and place a metal rack on top to drain the chicken juices properly.
  • Place the marinated chicken legs on the wire rack with a tong.
  • Slide the tray under the broiler for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Flip the chicken legs and sear the second side for 5 to 6 minutes.
  • After that, turn the oven into 180°c and place the chicken into the middle rack.
  • Brush the chicken legs with some oil or melted butter.
  • Bake the chicken for 15 minutes on the middle rack.
  • Serve the spicy tandoori chicken with wages of lemon, onion rings, and mint sauce, and enjoy this on snowy night dinner with cold lemonade.
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