Dec 27, 2010

Baked Chicken Tikka

Baked Chicken Tikka ( no food color used )

Serves: 2

You will need

250 g chicken thigh, skinless and off the bone ( pick 8 tender pieces )
3 teaspoon butter
Mint / green chutney, lemon wedges and fresh salad for serving

1 st marination:

1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste 

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 nd marination:

2 tablespoon hung curd
1 tablespoon malai or Amul freshcream

1/4 teaspoon black salt
1 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder


Wash and clean chicken pieces and pat dry with a kitchen towel.

Preheat oven ( OTG ) at 200 * C or 400 * F.

Grease baking tray with 1 teaspoon butter.

Marinate chicken with ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice and salt. Keep aside for an hour.

Separately mix the 2 nd marinade ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk till smooth.

Add the chicken pieces, along with the marinade into this mixture and keep aside for 3 hours.

Final preparation:

Arrange marinated chicken pieces on a greased baking tray and bake at 200 * C or 400 * F for 20 minutes or until 3/4 done and light golden color. You can also use the same marinade for grilling.

Remove from the oven and apply 1 teaspoon butter over chicken pieces and bake again for 10 - 12 minutes or until bright golden color.

Remove from the oven and apply 1 teaspoon melted butter evenly on chicken pieces.

Serve hot with fresh salad, mint chutney and lemon wedges.


Pete said...

Looks tasty and yummy! I just posted chicken recipe too!

Priya Suresh said...

Mouthwatering here, very tempting tikkas..

farida said...

Great recipe for baked chicken, so i will try make it. Thanks


Good Pediatrician in Chennai said...

delicious one of our favorites..Actually I never tried tikka in oven. I always made it on charcoal...I think I should try your method..