Grilled chicken tikka sandwich

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There can be many variations of this chicken sandwich based on the fillings and bread you prefer.
  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 20 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 4 persons
Grilled chicken tikka sandwich


  • 2 chicken breast fillets, sliced in half
  • 4 tablespoons yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 4 baguettes or sandwich loafs cut into half (alternatively use sandwich bread or burger buns)
  • 4 tablespoon mayonnaise or butter
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • Lettuce leaf


  • 1. Add yoghurt, lemon juice, chili powder, cumin seeds, crushed garlic and salt in a blender. Pulse for a few seconds till a smooth paste is formed.
  • 2. Marinate the chicken fillets in the marinade for 15 – 20 minutes in the fridge.
  • 3. Heat a grill or skillet on medium heat.
  • 4. Add chicken fillets. Let them sear for 30 – 45 seconds on one side. Then turn heat to low and cook for 3-4 minutes each side so that the chicken is done from inside and stays moist. Set aside.
  • 5. Slice bread in half. Toast if you prefer a warm sandwich.
  • 6. Spread butter or mayonnaise on the bottom. Top with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and grilled chicken.
  • 7. Add any other toppings you prefer (cheese, jalapeno, olives, cucumbers or pickles)
  • 8. Top with other half.
  • 9. Serve warm or cold based on preference.


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