Baked Butter Chicken

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Total Time:
12 - 13 hours
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: BBQ Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - Chicken (whole)
  • 120 g (approx.) Butter for batter
  • 125 g (approx.) Butter for basting
  • Tandoori Masala:
  • 5 g - Red Hot Chilli Powder
  • 10 g - Kashmiri Chilli Powder
  • 20 g - Green chillies
  • 10 g - Ginger
  • 10 g - Garlic
  • (Grind all the spices)

How to Make Baked Butter Chicken

  • Mix ground masala with butter.
  • Make cuts or slits on the fleshy parts (breast and legs) of the chicken, and rub in the mixture thoroughly.
  • Leave it to marinate for 10-12 hours.
  • Bake till chicken is 3/4th cooked, basting frequently with butter.
  • Then remove it and fry in butter.
  • Return again to the tandoor for 3-4 minutes.
  • Keep basting till done.