Chicken Tikka

Sometimes referred to as tandoori chicken, this Indian chicken is marinated in a mixture of yogurt and spices and traditionally cooked in either a clay oven (tandoor) or grilled. We grilled the flavorful chicken on skewers and found it paired well with jasmine or basmati rice.


4 servings (serving size: 3 skewers, 2 lime wedges, and 1 tablespoon chutney) other: 8 hours and 30 minutes,

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 22 Minutes
Cook: 12 Minutes
Other: 8 Hours, 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 246
Fat 4.3 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Protein 35.3 g
Carbohydrate 14.4 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 659 mg
Caloriesfromfat 16 %
Fiber 0.4 g
Calcium 45 mg


1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
Cooking spray
8 lime wedges
1/4 cup mango chutney


Combine first 9 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add chicken; toss to coat well. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 8 hours.

. Soak 12 (6-inch) wooden skewers in water 30 minutes.

. Prepare grill.

. Thread chicken pieces evenly onto skewers. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 12 to 13 minutes or until done, turning once. Serve with lime wedges and mango chutney.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2008
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