Tandoori Whole Chicken

Tandoori Whole Chicken

  • Prep Time20 min
  • Cook Time4 hr
  • Total Time4 hr 20 min
  • Yield4 Servings


For the Marinade

  • 4tbsp Greek yoghurt
  • 2tbsp mixed garlic and ginger paste
  • 2tsp paprika
  • 1 heaped tbsp. tandoori masala

For the Chicken

  • 1 chicken
  • Melted butter plus a knob of butter
  • 1 lemon


Preparing the Tandoori Whole Chicken


Mix the ingredients for the marinade together


Place 2tbs of marinade inside the chicken along with the lemon halved and a knob of butter


Make incisions in the chicken to allow the marinade to penetrate


Rub the marinade all over, cover and refrigerate over night


Prepare your BBQ for an indirect cooking for 350f


Place the chicken on BBQ and roast for approx. 1h 15

Basting with the melted butter regularly. The internal temperature of the chicken should reach 165f or 74c when ready

Recipe from Chillin N Grillin NI.
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