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Chicken Tikka Masala Skewers

2014-08-26

Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 40m

Easy and flavourful skewers! Always great to put on the braai too.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon(s) tikka masala paste
  • 1 cup(s) thick Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 kilo(s) skinless chicken thigh fillets, cut into 4cm pieces
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup(s) thick Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 3 cm piece ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • TIKKA MASALA PASTE:
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 stick piece fresh root ginger, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon(s) paprika
  • 2 teaspoon(s) garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) sea salt
  • 2 tablespoon(s) oil
  • 2 tablespoon(s) tomato puree
  • 2 fresh red chillies, chopped
  • 1 bunch oif coriander roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) desiccated coconut
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cumin seeds, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon(s) coriander seeds, toasted

Method

Step 1

Soak 8 wooden skewers in cold water for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, combine tikka masala paste with 1 cup yoghurt and season well. Coat the chicken in the marinade, then cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

Step 3

Coriander and Ginger Dipping Sauce: Place coriander sugar, ginger, garlic, olive oil and half the lime juice in a blender until smooth. Stir in remaining yoghurt. Season and chill until serving.

Step 4

Thread chicken onto skewers, brush with extra oil and braai on hot coals, until cooked, 8-10 minutes, turn often.

Step 5

Tikka Masala Paste: Blend together into a smooth paste. Keep in a sealed jar covered with oil.

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