Make from scratch authentic chicken tikka kebabs.
Create a traditional Indian cuisine in which the meat is marinated with yoghurt and spices, put on skewers and then grilled.
You will be making your own homemade marinade for chicken tikka.
It’s not at all difficult to make tandoori chicken tikka at home. You don’t even need a tandoor.
Below I’ll share different techniques including, Broil/grill, BBQ, air fryer, dry-frying and oven baking for cooking, along with tips for preparation, how to serve chicken tikka, and more.
This recipe gets great results.
It tastes just like the fantastic chicken tikka you find at the best curry houses.
An easy, family-pleasing dinner and is also great as an appetiser.
What Is Chicken Tikka?
Indian chicken tikka is traditionally made by cooking small pieces of boneless, skinless chicken over a fire pit.
Chicken tikka is marinated in a mixture of yogurt and spices, including Garam Masala.
It can be served right from the skewer or added to a curry sauce. The recipe for chicken tikka that really delivers. It is traditionally cooked on skewers and served as both a main meal or appetiser. Important! . This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something we may earn a commission. Thanks.
The marinade for chicken tikka in this Indian-style curry creates the perfect balance of spices and flavours.
Chicken Tikka Marinade Ingredients
Finely chop coriander, garlic and jalapeños, set aside.
Otherwise you can Grill/Broil under a medium heat for 5-8 minutes on each side. See more alternative cooking methods below
Soaking the skewers! Yes... please make sure you allow your wooden skewers to soak for around 15min, this stops them burning.
Alternative Cooking Methods
Cooking Using The BBQ
Cooking Using A Frying Pan
Cooking Using The Oven Method
This somewhere between 4-8 minutes. Total cooking time depends on how big your chicken pieces are.
How to cook Chicken Tikka Kebabs in the Air Fryer
How To Serve Chicken Tikka
Tikka can be served either as main meal or as an appetiser.
Chicken Tikka Wraps
To Assemble The Wraps
Try not to overfill the tortilla wraps.
Chicken Tikka Skewers With Vegies
Adding a couple of sweet vegetables to your skewers helps increase the flavours.
Dice some red capsicum and onion and mix in to the marinade with the chicken.
Chicken Tikka With Rice
Serve as a main with fragrant, fresh rice and naan, so it is nutritious and flavoursome.
Chicken Tikka Sandwich
Serve cold in a sandwich or bread roll with your favourite salad ingredients.
To Assemble The Sandwich
Try not to overfill the sandwiches. Sometimes less is best.
Chicken Tikka Curry and Rice
Chicken Tikka is delicious in Chicken Tikka Masala over a bed of rice.
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Serving Size 1
Amount Per ServingCalories 69Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 29mgSodium 109mgCarbohydrates 1gFibre 0gSugar 1gProtein 11g
The recipe for chicken tikka that really delivers.
It is traditionally cooked on skewers and served as both a main meal or appetiser.
This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something we may earn a commission. Thanks.