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Hop on down to your nearest EGG dealer this week to pick up some Easter EGGcessories! Here are a few that may be useful for Easter, the V-rack, electric charcoal lighter and flexible skewers! Now that Spring is in the air, it's time to think about getting out to one of the many #EGGfests around the country - see a list here

Tandoori Nirvana

Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,476
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
I have been eating and cooking tandoori, chicken & lamb for many years both with the BGE and not. A few months ago I decided that a vertical holder for the skewers and high heat 550-600F would get me the 7-9 minutes cooking time done evenly.

So had a pottery base made to hold the skewers, the pot was fired at 2250 so that should work for the high heat of the LBGE. Friend of mine "AVOCADO JOE" a lurking egger for years, my mango connection, had been to the california wine country a few months back and saw a cooking demo for the BGE with clay pots turned upside down and the skewer in the hole.

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Then had to find some skewers that were over sized for my project and would deal with the high heat.

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Took some boneless skinless chicken breasts and thighs and marinated in plain yogurt and tandoori seasoning for 24 hours.

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Cooked at 550-600F for 6-7 minutes and served with coucoucus and veggies. Worth the years of waiting to get to the finished product.


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