Tandoori Chicken

This popular Indian dish can also be broiled or cooked on the outdoor grill. Serve with steamed jasmine rice or baked potatoes for a complete meal.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 8 hours 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 6 skinless chicken thighs
  • 2½ Tbsp. garam masala
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed, peeled, and finely chopped
  • 1 cup plain yogurt

Directions

  • Rinse the chicken thighs and pat dry. Cut 2 or 3 diagonal slits in each thigh.
  • Mix the garam masala, lemon juice, and crushed garlic into the yogurt. Place the marinade in a resealable plastic bag and add the chicken thighs (use more than one bag if necessary).
  • Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator overnight. Turn the chicken several times so that all the thighs are completely covered in the marinade.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Place the chicken on the rack of a roasting pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink in the middle.