A recipe for making restaurant style chicken tikka at home using our tikka marinade spices
For a delicious vegetarian alternative try our paneer tikka recipe
Mix the garlic and ginger paste, lemon juice and yoghurt and rub well into the chicken pieces.
Leave to marinate for 30 mins.
Add 1 of the tikka marinade spices packet and oil to the chicken and mix well so that all the chicken is coated.
Leave to marinate for 2 hours in the fridge or ideally overnight.
Remove from fridge and thread the chicken pieces onto skewers
Preheat oven, air fryer or grill on full heat
Cook the chicken skewers for 10-15 mins, brushing occasionally with oil and turning frequently.
The chicken is ready when white in the middle and slightly charred on the edges
Add chunks of peppers and onions to the marinade and cook with the chicken to make a delicious shashlik
Cook the chicken tikka on a BBQ to replicate the delicious smoky taste and flavour of a tandoori oven.
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