Grilled Chicken Skewers (tandoori Murghi) Recipe

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Grilled Chicken Skewers (Tandoori Murghi)

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

Nice Indian skewers. The chicken needs to marinate for at least 1 day, so plan accordingly.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

2 tsp
cumin seeds
3
whole cloves
1/4 c
whole milk plain yogurt
3 Tbsp
garlic, chopped
3 Tbsp
fresh ginger, peeled, chopped
1 1/4 tsp
chili powder
1 1/4 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
salt
1 lb
boneless skinless chicken breast
bamboo skewers
lime wedges, for serving

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In an electric coffee/spice grinder finely grind cumin seeds and cloves.
2
In a blender blend ground spices with remaining marinade ingredients until smooth.
3
MARINATE CHICKEN:
Cut chicken breasts crosswise into 1/4-inch thick strips and in a large sealable plastic bag combine with marinade.
4
Seal bag, pressing out excess air, and turn bag several times to coat chicken well.
5
Marinate chicken at least 1 day and up to 2.
6
PREPARATION:.
White chicken is marinating, soak skewers in water at least 1 hour.
7
Prepare grill (or preheat oven to its highest temperature, 500 to 550 degrees F.).
8
Oil grill rack (or lightly oil a shallow roasting pan large enough to hold the skewers in one layer.).
9
Remove skewers from water and pat dry.
10
Thread 1 piece chicken lengthwise onto each skewer and grill on an oiled rack set 5 to 6 inches over glowing coals, turning over once, until just cooked through, about 5 minutes.
(Alternatively, in a lightly oiled shallow roasting pan arrange skewers in one layer and roast in middle of oven.).
11
SERVE skewers with raita and lime wedges if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Indian