Chicken Tikka

Ready in
22 min
Tikka is a popular chicken dish in Indian and Pakistani cuisine. Skewer marinated chicken and grill/broil until thoroughly cooked.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

7 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1 lb Boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch (2,5 cm) cubes
3 tbsp Lemon Juice
0.75 tsp Salt
1 cup Non fat plain greek yogurt
2 tbsp Cilantro chopped
1 tbsp Ginger finely grated
3 Clove Garlic finely chopped
1 tsp Ground Cumin
1 tsp Sugar
0.25 tsp Cayenne pepper
1 tbsp Becel® Original margarine melted


  1. Combine chicken, lemon juice and salt in non-aluminum bowl. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  2. Combine yogurt, cilantro, ginger, garlic, cumin, turmeric, sugar and cayenne pepper. Pour over chicken, then stir until chicken is well coated. Cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours or overnight.
  3. Thread chicken on bamboo skewers*, about 4 pieces of chicken per kabob. Brush kabobs with melted Becel® Original margarine using a pastry brush.
  4. Grill or broil kabobs, turning occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Serve, if desired, over hot cooked basmati rice.
  5. *Soak skewers in water for about 30 minutes to prevent burning.

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