<Gourmet Chicken Tikka
Barbecue season is here. Chicken is easy to cook and with a gourmet indian tikka masala, it sure will be your next part hit!
2 lbs of chicken breast
Grind following in a food processor
2 medium sized onions, peeled and cut roughly
1 inch piece of ginger
4 garlic pods
4 green chillies
vary following according to preferred spice levels
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp tumeric powder
1/3 tsp cinnamon powder
salt according to taste
2 tbsp olive oil or any vegetable oil
1 cup yogurt
Clean chicken and cut into long slices
Add the ground paste into a ziploc bag or container along with dry ingredients, oil and yogurt
Toss the chicken pieces into the same bag and massage it gently.
Place in fridge for at least 1 hour to marinate and barbecue or bake in oven or pan fry. Alternately you can freeze it for later use.
To pan fry:
Add 3 tbsp oil in a non stick pan,
When hot, place the chicken pieces and reduce heat
Place in pan until cooked through
Can be served with salad, as a wrap or on a bun with lettuce and other veggies.