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Chicken Tikka (Grilled Chicken Skewers)

Serves: 4
2 pieces chicken thigh
For the Marinade:
3 tsp. Garam masala
1 1⁄2 tbsp. Vegetable oil
1 tbsp. Hung curd
1⁄2 Lemon
3 tsp. Kashmiri chili powder
1 tsp. Turmeric powder
2 Green chillies
1⁄2 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. ginger and garlic paste
Recipe preparation
In the kitchen:
  • Remove the thigh bone and cut into cubes.
  • Mix the marinade ingredients in a large bowl then add the thighs and allow to marinade in the refrigerator.
  • Soak 4 wooden skewers in water for 15 minutes.
  • Skewer the marinated chicken cubes and allow to sit at room temperature for 15 minutes before cooking.
At the barbecue:
  • Preheat grill to 200°C for 15 minutes with the lid down.
  • Place the chicken skewers over direct heat. Close the lid and let it cook for 6 minutes.
  • Open the lid and using a pair of tongs, ip the skewers and cook for further 6 minutes.
  • Check with a thermometer and once the chicken reaches a core temperature 75°C it is cooked.