Baked Chicken 65 / Chilli chicken breast

Originally uploaded by simplyspices


  • 1 lb. Chicken breast, boneless
  • 4 tsp. Red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp. Coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp. Turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp. Garam masala powder
  • 5 tsp. Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. Yogurt/curd
  • 1 tsp. Ginger Garlic paste
  • 3 pinch Orange red food color
  • 1 tsp Salt or to taste
  • 4 stks Cilantro leaves for garnishing (optional)

  • 4 or 5 Bamboo Skewers
  • 1 oven proof tray


  • Wash and cut chicken into 1-1/2 inch pieces or desired size.
  • In a bowl, prepare thick paste by mixing red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala, food, color, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, yogurt and make a thick paste.
  • Add chicken pieces into prepared paste; rub to coat the masala to all sides of chicken.
  • Let this chicken mixture marinate for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Thread marinated chicken cubes onto the skewers;place them on oven proof tray.
  • Place the tray on the preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes; rotate them and cook again for another 5 min.;When it is done, let it cool.
  • Slightly twist the chicken before removing from the skewers, this would help them loosen up and come off easily without hurting fingers.
  • Alternate, Heat 2 cups of oil in a deep pan and fry about 5-6 min. on medium high flame or until it turns dark brown on all side.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.

  • Note

  • Garnish with cilantro leaves,lemon wedges and fresh onion cut into rings.


Varsha Vipins said...

My fav..:)..I make this once in a while..Pic is tempting me so much Hema..:)
Thanks a lot for the comment n visit dear..:)

aquadaze said...

this is one of my faves!!

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