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The Roasting Tin Around the World

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Tandoori Chicken with Roasted Sweet Potato and Mint

Introduction

As a child, I ate vast quantities of this at Indian restaurants or at friends’ barbecues, and have tried to come up with my own version ever since. It isn’t the lurid red that I remember, as that’s almost always food colouring, but you’ll get a lovely colour and flavour from smoked paprika.

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Ingredients

free-range chicken thighs, or thighs and drumsticks
large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1½cm chunks
red onion, cut into eighths
natural yoghurt
sunflower or olive oil
lemon, zest and juice
garlic, grated
ginger, grated
ground cumin
ground turmeric
mild chilli powder
sea salt flakes
freshly ground black pepper
smoked paprika
garam masala
To serve:
natural yogurt
cucumber, red onion, diced mango, fresh mint
chapattis or naan bread

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From the book: The Roasting Tin Around The World

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