Tandoori Chicken Starter

This popular and tasty dish is a succulent starter to a midweek meal and will jazz-up that otherwise routine supper. Try it!

Ingredients: (serves 4)
8 chicken thighs - deboned, skinned and cut into chunks
Marinade 1
Pinch of salt
Half tsp of garlic puree and ginger puree
Squeeze of lime juice
Marinade 2
3tbs Greek natural yoghurt
2 green chillies - finely chopped
1 inch cube of ginger - peeled and finely chopped
1 handful of chopped coriander
1tsp black pepper
2tsp garam masala
1tbs ground cumin
2tbs tandoori masala spice
Half tsp ground fennel seeds - crushed
Pinch of white pepper
25ml mustard oil

  • Mix Marinade 1 ingredients into a bowl. Add the chicken pieces and rub in the marinade.
  • Cover with cling film and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Combine the yoghurt with Marinade 2 ingredients.
  • Remove the chicken from Marinade 1 and add it to Marinade 2.
  • Cover the bowl with cling film and leave to marinade over night.
  • Remove the chicken from the fridge 20 minutes before cooking.
  • Cook on BBQ skewers for 20 minutes or pan-fry in a little hot vegetable oil over a medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Serve with a crisp green salad. 



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