How to make Grilled Chicken -

Whole chicken marinated grilled and cooked in the oven.The best and easiest marinade ever - no-fuss and packed with so much flavor! You'll never need another grilled chicken recipe again! You'll make this recipe again and again

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Whole Chicken With Skin, lemon (नींबू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Grilled Chicken

Grilled Chicken Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Grilled Chicken Recipe

  • Whole Chicken With Skin 1

  • lemon 1

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 tablespoon

  • Black pepper powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Onions 4 medium

  • Garlic pods 4


Step 1

Slit chicken from the centre and make deep gashes at the joints. Squeeze lemon and rub the juice over the chicken. Rub ginger-garlic paste over the chicken and into the gashes.

Step 2

Mix garam masala powder, black pepper powder, chaat masala and salt and rub it properly over the chicken.

Step 3

Preheat the oven at 180° C

Step 4

Heat a non-stick grill pan. Place the chicken on the pan, drizzle oil over the chicken.

Step 5

Halve the onions and garlic pods horizontally without peeling, and place them on the pan around the chicken.

Step 6

Grill on one side for 10 minutes. Flip and grill on the other side for 5-6 minutes.

Step 7

Cover the grill pan with an aluminium foil and place it in the preheated oven. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 8

Remove from the oven, transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.