Healthy Chicken Tikka

Rating: 4.2/5. From 5 votes.
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Preparation time
15 mins
Cooking time
10 mins
Difficulty
easy
Serves
2 people
Meal course
Starter
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500 gram
Boneless chicken
1/2 tbsp
Salt
2 tbsp
Lemon Juice
2 tbsp
Low fat natural yogurt
1 tbsp
Besan
1 tbsp
Garlic and Ginger paste
1/4 tbsp
Red chilli powder
1/4 tbsp
Turmeric
1/4 tbsp
Cumin seeds
1/4 tbsp
Garam Masala
1 tbsp
Sunflower oil
Healthy Chicken Tikka

These healthy chicken tikka are so simple and quick to make and are absolutely delicious. Eaten as a starter or a light main, these chicken kebabs are a firm favourite with both kids and grown-ups. They make great party snacks or finger food and can be marinated the night before and popped into the fridge and placed under a hot grill when needed.
Healthy Chicken Tikka

Recipe Type: Starter
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 25 mins
Serves: 2
These healthy chicken tikka are delicate and light and a great healthy source of protein for those trying to look for a non-carb mouth-watering dish.


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  1. Cut chicken into 1 inch pieces
  2. Mix all of the ingredients except oil) together and add chicken pieces ensuring each piece is covered
  3. Leave overnight in fridge or for 20 minutes if you want to cook it now
  4. Preheat the grill on GM 6
  5. Either thread chicken onto skewers or place on a greased tray
  6. Baste with oil
  7. Place under a grill (approx.4-5 inches from heat) for 5 minutes
  8. Turn chicken pieces (carefully with fork), baste and grill other side of chicken pieces for 5 minutes
  9. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with naan or pitta bread or on its own.

2 comments

  1. Samina Begum said on August 21, 2013 Reply

    Salams. Just stumbled on to this site. Im pakistani and trying to eat healthy so this helps a great deal. Please keep posting more recipes!

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  2. Momal said on November 16, 2013 Reply

    Thanks for great ideas and healthy version of desi cooking…my favourite site to loose weight in new year IA with the help pf your tasty and healthy recipes

    Rating: 4.7/5. From 3 votes.
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