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Chicken Tikka

By WLR's Food Information Executive, Laurence Beeken

Serves 4 | 208 calories per serving

Ingredients

  • 4½ Servings/450g Chicken, Breast, Fillets, Skinless & Boneless, Raw, Average
  • 1 Tsp/2g Ginger, Root, Raw, Pared, Average
  • 2 Cloves/6g Garlic, Raw, Average
  • 1 Tsp/4g Chilli Powder, Average
  • ¼ Tsp/0.8g Turmeric, Powder
  • 1 Tsp/5g Salt, Table, Average
  • 1 Large Pot/150g Yoghurt, Natural, Low Fat, Average
  • 4 Tbsps/60ml Juice, Lemon, Fresh, Average
  • 1 Serving/5g Coriander, Leaves, Fresh, Average
  • 1 Tbsp/15ml Oil, Vegetable, Average

Method

  1. Mix the diced chicken breast with the ginger, garlic, chilli powder, turmeric, salt, yoghurt, lemon juice and coriander. Leave to marinate for at least 2 hours, but preferably overnight in the fridge.
  2. Preheat the grill to a medium heat.
  3. Place the marinated chicken into a foil lined baking tray and baste with the oil. Grill for 15-20 minutes turning & basting the pieces a couple of times during cooking.

Serve with a crisp green salad with sliced red onion.

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