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Tandoori Chicken Skewers with Naan Bread

Jamie Purviance

Fuel Type:
  • People

    Serves 4 to 5

  • Prep Time

    20 mins

  • Marinating Time

    2 h

  • Grilling Time

    11 to 13 mins

Ingredients
Instructions

the Ingredients

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Marinade

  • Completed step 1 cup whole milk European-style yogurt
  • Completed step 3 garlic cloves, minced or pushed through a press
  • Completed step 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Completed step 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Completed step 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger
  • Completed step 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Completed step 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Completed step 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • Completed step 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Completed step ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Completed step ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Completed step ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • Completed step 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • Completed step Kosher salt
  • Completed step Freshly ground black pepper

Sauce

  • Completed step 1 cup whole milk European-style yogurt
  • Completed step ½ cup finely chopped seeded English cucumber
  • Completed step 1 garlic clove, minced or pushed through a press
  • Completed step 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint leaves
  • Completed step 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Completed step ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Completed step ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Completed step ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Special Equipment

  • Grill & Griddle Station - Gourmet BBQ System
  • Bamboo Skewers

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Instructions

Tandoori chicken is an Indian specialty, where the chicken is marinated in yogurt and spices and grilled in tandoor, which is a cylindrical clay oven.
  • In a large bowl whisk the marinade ingredients. Add the chicken and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
  • In a bowl combine the sauce ingredients. Refrigerate until use.
  • Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (350° to 450°F). Preheat the Weber Grill and Griddle Station for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the marinade, allowing the excess to drip back into the bowl. Discard the marinade. Thread the chicken on the skewers.
  • Lightly oil the grill station grate. Grill the skewers on the grill station over direct medium heat until well marked on all sides and an instant read thermometer inserted in the center of the chicken pieces registers 165°F, 8 to 10 minutes, turning 3 to 4 times.
  • While the chicken is cooking, toast the naan on the griddle until warm and lightly marked, about 3 minutes, turning once. Remove and immediately brush with oil.
  • Serve the skewers with the naan and yogurt sauce.

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