4 from 2 votes
Chicken Tikka
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Tender, Succulent, Juicy chicken tikka is just homemade and the marination is absolutely Lip-Smacking! There is one secret tip to get a smokey chicken Tikka that makes it even better! 

Course: Starter
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chicken tikka, chicken tikka recipe
Servings: 2
Calories: 774 kcal
Author: Nithya Ravikumar
  • 500 gms Boneless chicken
  • 1 tbs Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbs chilli powder
  • 1 tbs coriender powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbs yoghurt
  • 4 Wooden skewers soaked in water for 10 mins
  • 1 tbs Butter
  1. Soak the wooden skewers in water for 10 minutes
  2. Mix all the ingredients in yoghurt and marinate the chicken for 15 mins or refrigerate them overnight.

  3. Pre-heat the oven at 180 degree C for 10 minutes before grilling.
  4. Line the aluminium foil on the baking tray/Grease some butter

  5. Thread the chicken on the pre-soaked skewers.
  6. Grill it on the oven at 180 degree C for 15 to 20 mins and keep basting the chicken with butter/ghee  every 5 to 10 mins.

  7. Chicken Tikka is ready!! serve with mint chutney and sliced onions.
Recipe Notes

Place the baking tray in the top most rack for 5mins, so that chicken pieces will get a smokey flavour

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Tikka
Amount Per Serving
Calories 774 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 355mg118%
Sodium 969mg42%
Potassium 2342mg67%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 110g220%
Vitamin A 5250IU105%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 162mg16%
Iron 6.4mg36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.