Grilled Chicken Tikka

Grilled Chicken Tikka

Ingredients

  • 3 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon pressed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon East End ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon East End ground turmeric
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 teaspoon East End fresh ground black pepper
  • melted butter or East End olive oil, for brushing lime, for serving

 
Directions

  1. Clean your chicken, and cut it into cubes for threading on skewers.
  2. Take a fork and prick the chicken many times.
  3. Put lemon juice in bowl with chicken, stir well, and set it aside.
  4. In a large bowl, mix yogurt, garlic, ginger, cumin, turmeric, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  5. Place the chicken in the bowl with the marinade, and marinate for at least 2 hours, preferably 4-6 hours.
  6. Thread chicken onto skewers.
  7. Heat your grill with a nice flame and place chicken skewers on the grill.
  8. Brush with butter or olive oil, and grill approximately 6 minutes on each side, or until done, having nice grill/char markiings.
  9. Once you have grilled one side for 6 minutes, turn them over and brush with butter or olive oil, and grill 6 more minutes or until done.
  10. Serve with lime wedges on the side for squirting on chicken pieces