Shemin’s Tandoori Chicken

Homemade tandoori chicken is fantastically easy to do. Tender and succulent with a hint of spice, a great recipe for the BBQ or to make under the grill.


  • 3 Spring onions, sliced thinly
  • 1 tbsp Crushed garlic
  • 3 tbsp Shemin’s Tandoori Spice Blend
  • 2 tbsp Fresh chopped coriander
  • 1 tbsp Fresh chopped mint
  • large pinch Salt (optional)
  • 2 tbsp Creme fraiche or natural yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp Single cream
  • 2 Fresh chillies, sliced (optional)
  • 700g Boneless chicken thighs or breast, cut into large chunks or strips

Cucumber & Mint Raita

  • 250ml Natural yoghurt
  • ½ Cucumber, finely chopped
  • handful Mint leaves, chopped
  • large pinch Salt
  • 1 Fresh chilli, finely chopped (optional)


  1. Mix all the ingredients apart from the chicken together in a large glass bowl. Add the chicken to the mixture and coat well. Leave to marinate for at least a couple of hours.
  2. Cook on a high heat on the BBQ or under the grill on high, turning occasionally until slightly charred and cooked through.
  3. Make the cucumber and mint raita by mixing together all the ingredients.
  4. Serve with rice or in a roti/naan with salad and the raita on top to create a kebab house Chicken Shish style wrap.

Tip: To make this recipe 0 syns, use fat free yoghurt and skip the single cream!

Serves 4

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