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Chicken Tandoori

No recipe image available.No, this is not actual 'chicken tandoori', but it is a tasty rendition of the classic dish. Tandoori refers to a unique type of oven that is used to roast the chicken.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (2 1/2 to 3-pound) chicken, cut into pieces
1 cup plain yogurt
1 onion, diced
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons curry powder
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
Juice of one lemon
1 teaspoon paprika

Cooking Directions:

  1. Skin chicken if desired. Prick flesh with fork and place in a deep bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together yogurt, onion, garlic, ginger, curry powder, vinegar, salt, lemon juice and paprika and pour over chicken pieces. (Make sure they are completely covered.)
  3. Cover the bowl and marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
  4. Place chicken pieces on a wire rack in a roasting pan.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 1 hour in center of the oven.

Makes 4 servings.