Schezwan Tandoori Chicken-

Tandoori chicken gets a Chinese touch with Schezwan sauce This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Schezwan Tandoori Chicken-

Main Ingredients Chicken lollipops, Schezwan sauce
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 1-1.30 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Schezwan Tandoori Chicken-

  • 8 Chicken lollipops
  • 1 cup Schezwan sauce
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • for brushi Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 Large white onion finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons Spring onion greens chopped
  • for garnish Spring onion greens sliced


  1. Mix together yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder, garam masala powder, dried fenugreek leaves powder, chaat masala, salt, lemon juice and mustard oil in a bowl.
  2. Make incisions on chicken lollipops, add to the bowl and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 200º C.
  4. Transfer marinated chicken lollipops on a baking tray, put tray in preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and brush with some butter.
  5. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and onion, mix and sauté till onion turns translucent.
  6. Add Schezwan sauce, mix well and bring to a boil. Add salt and mix well.
  7. Add chopped spring onion greens and mix. Add baked chicken lollipops, mix well and let it get heated through.
  8. Garnish with sliced spring onion greens and serve hot.