Grilled Chicken Thighs Tandoori

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Total Time:
9 hours
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 16 - chicken thighs
  • 200 g - plain yoghurt
  • 2 tsp - salt
  • 1 tsp - black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp - ground cloves
  • 2 tbsp - freshly grated ginger
  • 3 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 4 tsp - paprika
  • 2 tsp - ground cumin
  • 2 tsp - ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp - ground coriander
  • Olive oil spray

How to Make Grilled Chicken Thighs Tandoori

  • In a medium bowl, stir together yogurt, salt, pepper, cloves, and ginger.
  • Mix in garlic, paprika, cumin, cinnamon and coriander. Set aside.
  • Rinse chicken under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place chicken in a large resealable plastic bag.
  • Pour yogurt mixture over chicken, press air out of bag, and seal.
  • Turn the bag over several times to distribute marinade. Place bag in a bowl and refrigerate 8 hours, or overnight, turning bag occasionally.
  • Preheat an outdoor grill for direct medium heat.
  • Remove chicken from bag, and discard marinade.
  • With paper towels, wipe off excess marinade. Spray chicken pieces with olive oil spray.
  • Place chicken on the grill and cook about 2 minutes. Turn and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Then arrange the chicken to receive indirect heat and cook approximately 35 to 40 minutes, to an internal temperature of 180 degrees F.