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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.

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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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