Lahori Chicken Tikka BBQ

how to make lahori chicken tikka bbq


Please read all the instructions carefully at least once, BEFORE starting prep work and the cooking process!

 Prep Time: 6 minutes Cook Time: 24 minutes Servings: 5 to 6

  • 1 packet MM Lahori Chicken Tikka seasoning
  • 2 pounds of Skinless bone-in chicken thighs (or drumsticks or both)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mild green/sweet chilies (crushed)
  • 4 tablespoons melted ghee (or butter)

 Cooking Instructions: 
  1. Preheat oven to broil (525° F).
  2. Score the top of each skinless chicken piece to the bone 5-6 times.
  3. Mix MM seasoning with lemon juice, distilled white vinegar, crushed mild green chilies and 2 tablespoons melted butter or ghee to create a marinade.
  4. Pour 1 tablespoon of marinade on each chicken piece. Spread all over and into the scores. Mix any leftover marinade into chicken pieces. All skinless chicken pieces should be thoroughly covered with marinade on both sides.
  5. Grease a baking tray with ghee or butter; place chicken on the tray in a single layer, ½ inch apart, score-side down onto tray. Place tray on the middle rack of the oven.
  6. Broil for 12 min UNCOVERED or until light brown with slight blackening.
  7. Turn over each piece score-side up, and broil for another 12 min or until light brown with slight blackening.
  8. Remove tray from oven, discard any excess drippings. Place chicken in a serving dish/plate and drizzle remaining 2 tbsp warm, melted butter or ghee over chicken.

Serve with lemon wedges, chutney, raita, garlic yogurt, ranch, etc.

(For more authentic and layered flavors, marinate 3-24 hours ahead of time & store on the top shelf of the refrigerator. Discard any liquid that was drained from the chicken BEFORE broiling.)