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Easy Tandoori Chicken Recipe

This easy tandoori chicken has no obscure ingredients or food coloring! Toss it in the marinade before work for an easy 30 minute weeknight dinner on the grill or stovetop. 

Cuisine Indian
Keyword chicken recipe, tandoori, chicken, easy dinner recipe, Indian, easy tandoori
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 353kcal
Author Dani Meyer


  • 2 large chicken breasts cut into 4 strips each
  • 1 cup Nancy’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1-2 teaspoons cayenne pepper optional
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • Serve with naan bread rice tzatziki sauce, lime and cilantro
  • For Tzatziki Sauce:
  • 1 cucumber peeled and small diced
  • ½ cup Nancy's Organic Whole Milk Yogurt
  • juice of ½ a lemon to taste...start with ¼
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • cayenne pepper to taste if desired


  • 1. Combine all ingredients in a large ziplock bag. Marinate at least 1 hour and up to all day or overnight.2. Grill over a hot grill, a grill plate, or a hot skillet brushed with olive oil to help limit sticking. Cook 5 minutes each side or until nicely charred and cooked through.3. Combine ingredients for the sauce.4. Serve with naan bread, rice, tzatziki sauce and plenty of lime and cilantro. Enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 428mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g