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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.
Servings 4 Person
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Resting Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 45 mins

Ingredients

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.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Tandoori Chicken In Oven
Amount per Serving
Calories
82
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
8
g
12
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Cholesterol
 
2
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
597
mg
26
%
Potassium
 
36
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
2
g
1
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
Vitamin A
 
148
IU
3
%
Vitamin C
 
3
mg
4
%
Calcium
 
22
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.