Ultimate BBQ Chicken Tikka Marinade
Spice Kitchen - Asian

Ultimate BBQ Chicken Tikka Marinade

This versatile mixture works both as a curry paste and marinade ideal for making a tasty dish with the meat, fish or vegetables of your choosing. If you plan to marinate chicken, pork, lamb, or beef, let it soak overnight; with fish, 3 hours will more than suffice. The amount this recipe yields is ample for marinating 500 / 750g of meat, fish or veg.


  • 1 large OR 2 small onions (choose red or white as you prefer)
  • 1 red pepper OR 10g tomato puree
  • 50ml plain yoghurt
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 30g fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp Spice Kitchen turmeric
  • Bunch fresh coriander (leaves & stems)
  • 1 large fresh red chilli pepper, de-seeded OR 1 tbsp Spice Kitchen chilli powder (adjust amount to taste)
  • 1 tsp Spice Kitchen garam masala
  • 2 tbsp honey OR tamarind paste


  • Blitz all marinade ingredients together in a blender until smooth
  • Preparations Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes on a BBQ
  • Serves: 6

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