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Barbecued Tandoori Chicken

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 4-5
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Easy   Pre-Prep time: 1 hr
Best for: All   Preperation time: 45 min
How to serve: Hot    

Barbecued Tandoori Chicken recipe by Mariam at PakiRecipes.com.
With fantastic dishes like smoked barbecued ribs or barbecued steak you can always try this barbecued tandoori chicken recipe to set your tastebuds on fire!


Ingredients
3 very young broiling chickens (about 2 to 2-1/4 pounds each)
2-1/2 teaspoons unseasoned natural meat tenderizer
1/3 cup lemon juice

FOR MARINADE:

2 large cloves garlicClick to find more about garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh gingerClick to find more about ginger root
1 teaspoon ground roasted cumin seedsClick to find more about cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamomClick to find more about cardamom
1/2 teaspoon red pepper
1 teaspoon tandoori coloring, or 1 tablespoon paprika
1/3 cup plain yogurt
Usli gheeClick to find more about ghee or light vegetable oil for basting


Preparation
PREPARATION:

Cut the wings off the chickens.
Remove the neckbone carefully.
Place on a cutting board and quarter them neatly.
Remove the skin. (Reserve the wings, neck, and skin for the stockpot.)
Prick the chickenClick to find more about chicken all over with fork or a thin skewer.
Make diagonal slashes, + inch deep, 1 inch apart on the meat.
Put it in a large bowl.
Add meat tenderizer and lemon juice to the chickenClick to find more about chicken, and rub them into the slashes and all over for 2 minutes.
Cover and marinate for 1 hour.
Put all the ingredients of the marinade into the container of an electric blender or food processor, blend until reduced to a smooth sauce.
Pour this marinade over the chickenClick to find more about chicken pieces and mix, turning and tossing, to coat all the pieces well.
Cover and marinate for 4 hours at room temperature, or refrigerate overnight, turning several times.
ChickenClick to find more about Chicken should not remain in the marinade for more than 2 days, because the marinade contains a meat tenderizer which, with prolonged marinating,alters the texture of the chickenClick to find more about chicken meat to very soft and doughy. Take the chickenClick to find more about chicken from the refrigerator at least 1 hour before cooking to bring it to room temperature.
The chickenClick to find more about chicken is now ready to be either roasted in the oven or broiled over an electric or charcoal grill.

TO ROAST IN THE OVEN:
Start heating the oven to 500-550 degrees. Take the chickens out of the marinade. Brush them with the gheeClick to find more about ghee or vegetable oil, and place them on an extralarge shallow roasting pan, preferably on a wire rack. Set the pan in the middle level of the oven, and roast for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the meat is cooked through. There is no need to baste while the chickenClick to find more about chicken pieces are roasting, because the enclosed environment keeps the chickens from drying excessively.

TO BROIL INDOORS:
Preheat the broiler. Brush the grill with a little oil to prevent the meat's sticking. Place the chickenClick to find more about chicken pieces, slashed side up, on the grill, and brush the slashed side with gheeClick to find more about ghee or vegetable oil.
Cook 2 to 3 inches away from the heat for 20 minutes. Turn and cook the other side for another 10 minutes, or until the chickenClick to find more about chicken pieces are cooked through. Brush often with gheeClick to find more about ghee or vegetable oil during cooking.

TO GRILL OUTDOORS:
Fire the coal well in advance (about 1-1/2 hours before you are ready to begin cooking), so that a white ash forms over the surface of the coal. This is when the coal is at its hottest. Place the grill at least 5 inches away from the heat, and rub generously with oil. Place the chickenClick to find more about chicken pieces, slashed side up, over the grill and brush them with gheeClick to find more about ghee or vegetable oil. Let chickenClick to find more about chicken cook without turning for 10 minutes. Turn, baste the other side, and cook for 10 minutes. Continue to cook, turning and basting the chickenClick to find more about chicken every 10 minutes, until it is done. The cooking time for broiling and grilling usually varies widely. Much depends upon the intensity of the heat and its distance from the chickenClick to find more about chicken. The point to remember is that the chickenClick to find more about chicken pieces have been marinating in a very strong tenderizing solution for two days and therefore will cook much faster than standard broiled or barbecued chickenClick to find more about chicken.



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There are 3 comment(s) for this recipe.
by shaista 5/5 Stars
waooooooo whata delicious

Tue Jul 31, 2012

by hajra batool 5/5 Stars
This chicken recipie can be thoroughly enjoyed with garma garm Nans, love it.

Thu Oct 21, 2010

by Ghazal Abbas No Rating
i am indian.i love chicken recepeis .i don't know english very well so i cant understand it very clearly. but look wise, it is sooooooooo delisious . munh me pani aa gaya !

Tue Aug 18, 2009


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