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Grilled Tandoori Chicken Skewers

Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

Chicken:

  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 pounds chicken breasts cut into 2-inch square pieces
  • 6-8 wooden skewers soaked

Sauce:

  • 1 1/2 cups yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam marsala
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Combine cilantro and next 11 ingredients in a the container of a blender or food processor. Blend until well-combined. Place chicken pieces in a gallon-size zip-lock bag; pour cilantro mixture over chicken. Massage to combine and coat chicken; chill for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Meanwhile, combine yogurt, cumin, turmeric, garam marsala and salt. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  • Heat grill. Skewer chicken pieces onto wooden skewers; discard marinade. Grill 5-6 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  • Serve chicken with yogurt sauce.