How to make Schezwan Tandoori Chicken- -

Tandoori chicken gets a Chinese touch with Schezwan sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken lollipops, Schezwan sauce

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Schezwan Tandoori Chicken-

Schezwan Tandoori Chicken- Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Schezwan Tandoori Chicken- Recipe

  • Chicken lollipops 8

  • Schezwan sauce 1 cup

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard oil 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Butter for brushi

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Large white onion finely chopped 1

  • Spring onion greens chopped 4 tablespoons

  • Spring onion greens sliced for garnish


Step 1

Mix together yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder, garam masala powder, dried fenugreek leaves powder, chaat masala, salt, lemon juice and mustard oil in a bowl.

Step 2

Make incisions on chicken lollipops, add to the bowl and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 1 hour.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 200º C.

Step 4

Transfer marinated chicken lollipops on a baking tray, put tray in preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and brush with some butter.

Step 5

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and onion, mix and sauté till onion turns translucent.

Step 6

Add Schezwan sauce, mix well and bring to a boil. Add salt and mix well.

Step 7

Add chopped spring onion greens and mix. Add baked chicken lollipops, mix well and let it get heated through.

Step 8

Garnish with sliced spring onion greens and serve hot.

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