Tandoori Chicken Ahmed

Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less, but requires additional unattended time.

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hours 5 minutes
4-6 servings



Remove seeds from cardamom pods, discarding pods, and grind seeds fine. In a large bowl whisk together all ingredients except chicken until combined well. Add chicken, turning to coat well. Marinate chicken, covered and chilled, at least 4 hours and up to 1 day.

Preheat oven to 450° F. Lightly oil rack of a broiler pan and line bottom of pan with foil.

Transfer chicken, reserving marinade, to rack and roast in upper third of oven 20 minutes. Turn chicken over and baste with some reserved marinade, discarding remainder. Roast chicken 15 minutes more, or until golden and cooked through.