Indian Tandoori Chicken Wings

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There are so many things to flavor up chicken wings with. Indian spices and seasonings will make a good candidate if you want to go the other way of the classic buffalo.

These Tandoori Chicken Wings, for one, features a unique blend of bold flavors, which will give your dinner a different treatment, from the taste to the aroma.

It’s a certified crowd-pleaser, especially when served with suitable sauces, just like the tangy blue cheese dressing or some spiced yogurt.

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Yield: 6 servings

Indian Tandoori Chicken Wings

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It’s a certified crowd-pleaser, especially
when served with suitable sauces, just like the tangy blue cheese dressing or
some spiced yogurt.

Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. chicken wings, separated and pat dried
  • 1 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1 tbsp ginger, peeled
  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • ¾ cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp Kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Using a traditional mortar and pestle, make a paste from the combination of ginger, garlic, and 1 tablespoon of water. If you don’t have mortar and pestle at home, you can always use a food processor.
  2. Transfer the paste to a large bowl and add yogurt, garam masala, fenugreek leaves, lemon juice, turmeric powder, chili powder, and salt. Mix to blend.
  3. Add chicken wings and toss, making sure the meats are evenly coated with the marinade.
  4. Cover the bowl with a sheet of cling wrap and set aside in the fridge to chill for an hour or so.
  5. When the chicken wings are almost ready, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  6. Place a wire rack on top of a baking tray and arrange the chicken wings on top of the rack.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes or more until cooked through.
  8. Place chicken wings in a serving platter, garnish with freshly chopped cilantro, and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 533Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 126mgSodium: 1419mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 28g
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