Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken
Tandoori Chicken requires about 45 minutes from start to finish. One portion of this dish contains about 2g of protein, 7g of fat, and a total of 81 calories. This recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 24. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, primal, and vegetarian diet. Head to the store and pick up ground cumin, the equivalent, ginger, and a few other things to make it today.


Mix together all the ingredients but the chicken in a large bowl. Divide the mixture between two resealable plastic bags. Make 4 or 5 deep slits in each piece of chicken and place the pieces in the bags. Coat the chicken well and marinate it overnight in the refrigerator.
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Preheat oven to 500°F.
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Remove the chicken from the bags and blot it with paper towels to remove excess marinade.
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Place it in a roasting pan and roast for about 20 minutes, then turn the pieces over and roast for another 10 minutes, or until done.
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Serve with white rice, along with naan bread, saag paneer, and samosas (all available frozen at Kalustyan's; frozen samosas are also sold at ethnicfoodsco.com). Fry the samosas according to the package directions on the morning of the party, then reheat them at 350°F for 6 to 8 minutes before serving. They taste best with mango or coriander chutney (available at Kalustyan's).
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Recommended wine: Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Riesling

Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, and Riesling are great choices for Asian. The best wine for Asian food depends on the cuisine and dish - of course - but these acidic whites pair with a number of traditional meals, spicy or not. You could try LangeTwins Prince Vineyard Chenin Blanc. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.4 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 21 dollars per bottle.
LangeTwins Prince Vineyard Chenin Blanc
LangeTwins Prince Vineyard Chenin Blanc
By simply preserving the aromas and flavors that were delivered from the winegrape, LangeTwins Chenin Blanc is a vibrant expression of the varietal. Crisp Granny Smith apple notes merge with a hint of tart pear to create a bright and refreshing wine that is easy to enjoy on its own.
Ready In45 m.
Health Score4