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Tandoori Style Chicken (Northern India)

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Category: Indian, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 lb Chicken; to 3 lb,
  • -cut in serving pieces
  • 4 ts White vinegar
  • Salt
  • 4 ts Lemon juice
  • 3 Inches peeled, fresh ginger
  • 2 md Onions
  • 1 Bulb of fresh garlic
  • 1 lb Plain yogurt
  • 1 ts Red pepper
  • 2 ts Garam masala
  • 1 ts Black pepper
  • 2 tb Butter or margarine


Meat should be at room temperature. Remove all skin and fat. Use a sharp
knife to slash chicken pieces in several pieces (cut through to the bone).
Mix vinegar with salt and lemon juice. Coat the chicken with the vinegar

Make a paste of ginger, onions and garlic in a mortar or food processor.
Combine yogurt with onion paste, red pepper, garam masala and black pepper.
Stir well to combine and add chicken. Cover and marinate at least 1 day,
try 2 days. Let the chicken come to room temperature before grilling or
baking at 350 F. for 40 minutes. Use melted margarine to drizzle over
chicken as it cooks. Serve on a bed of rice.

The marinade can be used again.

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