Chicken tikka kebabs with Indian salad

Chicken tikka kebabs with Indian salad

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Cook: 1 hr Including 30 minutes to marinate

Easy

Serves 4
Low-fat version of the classic dish

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal559
  • fat5.3g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs79g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre3.9g
  • protein54g
  • salt1.53g
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Ingredients

  • 150ml pot low fat natural yogurt
  • 2 tbsp tikka masala paste (we used Patak's)
  • 700g skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • ½ cucumber, chopped
  • large tomato, chopped
    Tomato

    Tomato

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    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 1 green chilli, seeded and finely chopped
    Chillies

    Chilli

    chill-ee

    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • 1 small onion, finely sliced
    Onion

    Onion

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    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 4 tbsp roughly chopped fresh coriander
  • 8 soft flour tortillas wraps or chapatis
    Tortilla

    Tortilla

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    In Spain, a tortilla is a kind of omelette, with ingredients added - frequently sliced cooked…

Method

  1. Mix the yogurt with the curry paste in a large bowl. Add the chicken, season, then stir really well. Cover and leave for 30 minutes at room temperature to give the spices time to flavour the chicken (or make ahead and chill for several hours or overnight).

  2. Make the salad before you start to cook the kebabs. Simply mix together the cucumber, tomatoes, chilli, onion and coriander. Season lightly, then cover until you’re ready to serve with the meal.

  3. Preheat the grill or barbecue. Push the chicken onto 8 metal or wooden skewers. Grill or barbecue the kebabs for 8-10 minutes, turning them frequently. At the same time, warm the tortillas or chapatis on one side of the barbecue, wrapping them in foil. Serve two kebabs per person, with two tortillas or chapatis and plenty of salad.

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martus
11th Apr, 2016
5.05
Lovely and easy to adjust. I used 2 tbsp of tandoori spice mix powder and threw the chicken breasts on to a griddle pan for 10 mins. Served with fresh tomato salad with onion and coriander! Very tasty and low cal.
warthogbe
2nd Aug, 2013
Superb recipe - followed it pretty much to the letter - the only change I had to make was extending the cooking time on the grill by about 5 minutes, as there was a fair amount of excess yogurt on the chicken. Lovely, healthy meal.
liliaf
23rd Sep, 2011
5.05
made this to go with the spiced flat breads what a lovely meal
bryony9
11th Jul, 2011
I serve with homemade tzatziki. Total yoghurt, one clove crushed garlic, grated cucumber, drizzle of vinaigrette all mixed together. (when you have grated cucumber, sprinkle with salt and squeeze out excess water by hand before adding).
cyclops33
31st Jul, 2010
4.05
The first time I tried this I used Pataks Tikka Masalla paste,it was nice but I felt it needed more heat,so I tried it with Pataks vindaloo paste that was seriously good.What I like is the simplicity of the dish purists may scoff because the marinade is not prepared with fresh spices but Patak does a good job without the hassle.
laureana
15th Sep, 2009
5.05
gorgeous!! we all loved these, i added mushrooms and peppers to the skewers and served with a little rice, yum! i also added more curry paste as i wanted more spice. so easy but looked very impressive!
kira000
1st Jul, 2009
Yummy! For something a bit different, try alternating pieces of chicken with big chunks of mango. Tastily fruitilicious!
chedges
16th Jun, 2009
3.05
They were quite nice, and i think i'd have them again, but i still haven't found a really tasty marinated chicken kebabs.........if anyone knows of any please let me know! The flavour was pretty mild (not talking about the heat here) perhaps I need to use more curry paste-used the rogan josh one i also use for the indian salmon fish cakes from here wish I LOVE
jaimee
19th Apr, 2009
the chicken itself was easy and tasted wonderful, just the right amount of zing. the salad however, was a bit of a let down, next time I will omit it completely, and just add rice and dhal.
lauralamb
20th Mar, 2009
Very nice and very easy!! grilled them but would put them in the oven or bbq next time!

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