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chicken maranade recipes

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sweetmonkey Mon 07-Mar-05 09:06:31

does anyone have an easy chicken tikka recipe. i have bought a new steamer so am loving doing all the veg in that at mo but want to do some chicken with flavour. thanks

oxocube Mon 07-Mar-05 09:17:40

This is from a book called 'The Curry Secret' which claims to give the secrets to Indian restaurant food which you can make at home! Haven't tried this one but some of the curries have been nice so you might want to give it a go:

Serves 4

3 large chicken breasts
4 tbsp plain yoghurt
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp vegetable oil
pinch of yellow food colouring (optional)

Cut each chicken breast into 6 chunks. Mix remaining ingredients in a bowl and add chicken. Mix well to coat the chicken then marinade for min 4-6 hours or for max of 3 days.
To cook, preheat oven to max temperature and bake for 10 mins. Serve with green salad, lemon wedges and raita. Let me know if its nice

sweetmonkey Tue 08-Mar-05 12:33:57

thanks will try and let you know.have searched for other chicken tikka marinades on sites but nothing, what else can i do to give chicken some flavour?
anyone got any tried and tested recipes?

desperatehousewife Tue 08-Mar-05 12:57:42

I marinate chicken in:

olive oil
garlic
lemon juice
fresh thyme
black pepper.

really tasty, really easy, really quick and cheap. Oh and healthy!

Or if you want a tasty tagine type thing try: paprika, honey, cinnamon, harissa (or chilli) and lemon juice. Marinate for several hours and brown off in pan, then add tinned toms, chicken stock cube in water, white wine if you fancy it, and chick peas and chopped dried apricots. Serve with rice/taglietelle or cous cous.

ThomCat Tue 08-Mar-05 13:02:16

This isn't chicken tikka buyt v nice.

Take a wok, spay with olive oil.Brown off 2 chicken breast.
remove and plae on baking tray in hot oven while you make sauce.
Put about 30 mls of balsamic vinegar,
Start to boil it up.
Add pine nuts (you can buy them ready toasted from tasco or Sainsburys - Chef's Secrets range)
stir round.
Add a large teaspoon of dijon mustard.
Heat through.
Add chicken back to wok.
Coat and cook until chicken cooked through.

Serve.
Yum.

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