Tandoori Chicken Fingers Recipe
Flavors of India
Total time: 15 to 30 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: About 15 minutes depending on the size
Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note
This is a very simplified version of tandoori chicken that's perfect for the barbecue.
Ingredients for 4 servings
- 4 Chicken breasts, cut into strips
- 4 tbsp. oil
- 2 tbsp. lime or lemon juice

Tandoori spice blend
- 1 tsp. chili powder
- 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 3 onions, sliced
- 2 tomatoes, peeled and diced
- 1/2 tsp. Garam Masala
- Lime or lemon wedges
- Cooking oil
  1. Cut the chicken breasts into strips, removing all the skin (important); make slashes in the meat about 1-2 cm (3/8 - 3/4") apart;
  2. mix the tandoori powder; rub the chicken with this spice mix;
  3. place the chicken strips onto skewers; brush with oil; cook for about 15 minutes on a barbecue or grill; turn halfway through and brush again with oil; 
  4. meanwhile, slice the onions; season with salt and garam masala and fry in oil; 
  5. divide the onions among the plates; place the chicken fingers on top; garnish with diced tomato and lime or lemon wedges. 
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