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  1. Malai Chicken Tikka

Malai Chicken Tikka

01:00:00 Makes 6 servings, 2 skewers (92 g) each.
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Makes 6 servings, 2 skewers (92 g) each.

These chicken skewers are moist, tender and full of Indian flavour. A simple marinade ensures that these tasty grilled chicken skewers are anything but ordinary.

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  • Mix all ingredients except chicken; pour over chicken in shallow dish. Stir to evenly coat chicken. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate.
  • Heat barbecue to medium-high heat. Thread chicken onto skewers.
  • Grill 20 min. or until chicken is done, turning occasionally.


Substitute 2 tsp. curry powder for all the dried seasonings.

Special Extra

Add 1/4 tsp. saffron threads to marinade before pouring over chicken.

Food Facts

Fenugreek leaves are highly aromatic with a pleasant bitterness. When stored in a cool dark place, they will they last up to 6 months. Look for them in specialty or ethnic food stores.

How to Prevent Wooden Skewers from Burning

If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 30 min. before threading chicken onto them.

Make Ahead

Chicken can be marinated in refrigerator up to 12 hours before grilling as directed.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with Simple Sweet'n Sour Chutney for dipping.


  • Makes 6 servings, 2 skewers (92 g) each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 6 servings, 2 skewers (92 g) each.
Calories 170
% Daily Value
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 170mg
Carbohydrate 3g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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