Grilled Chicken Tikka
Grilled Chicken Tikka
Try this quick and easy grilled chicken tikka recipe by Robert Rainford from One Night in Singapore.
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Grilling
  • Preparation Time 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time 50 minutes
  • Yield 6 servings
  • 1.36 kilograms boneless, skinless Chicken thighs
  • Juice from 4 lemons
  • 1 tablespoon of Salt (15ml)
  • ½ cup of Plain yogurt (125ml)
  • 3 tablespoons of Ground Almonds (15ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly Grated Ginger (15ml)
  • 5 cloves of Garlic
  • 3 teaspoons of Paprika (15ml)
  • 2 teaspoons of Garam masala (10ml)
  • 1 teaspoon of Turmeric (5ml)
  • ½ teaspoon of freshly Ground Pepper (2.5ml)
  • ½ teaspoon of Cayenne pepper (2.5ml)
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  1. Combine chicken lemon juice and salt in a large bowl and toss until the chicken is well coated Place the chicken and the remaining liquid into a large plastic bag
  2. In another bowl, combine yogurt, almonds, ginger, garlic, paprika, garam masala, turmeric, pepper & cayenne
  3. Mix well and pour over the chicken. Toss and coat the chicken in the mixture
  4. Close the bag and place it in the fridge to marinate for 4 hours up to overnight
  5. Place some bamboo skewers into water and leave to soak for 30 - 45minutes
  6. Remove the chicken from the refrigerator 1/2 hour prior to cooking time. Leave it to come to room temperature
  7. Preheat the grill to medium high heat
  8. Place two or three pieces of chicken on each bamboo skewer
  9. Oil the grill grate and then place the skewers down in a way that the skewers are off the heat and the chicken is on
  10. Cook with the lid up for 7 to 8 minutes per side

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