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The chicken kebab which I cooked today was tastier. I had marinated it overnight with salt, tumeric, chilli powder, garam marsala, curd, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste and kebab marsala.

After frying it turned out hard. The one we get in hotels are very tender. What went wrong.. Although I fried in medium high heat.

This was my first try!. I used different parts mix of thigh and breast for cooking. The pieces were not boneless. Also I fried them in oil by heating the oil first at high and then reduced to medium. Approximately one batch I cooked for 10 minutes.

  • How long did you cook it? Have you made this recipe before with different results? – Erica Jun 3 '18 at 14:14
  • "Was tastier" than what? – Ratler Jun 5 '18 at 23:38
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What probably went wrong for the meat to turn hard is that it was overcooked and dried (which happens easily with chicken).

Having said that, you could experiment with reducing temperature/time for better results. Also, a trick I use with chicken kebabs (but I grill them, so this might not work for frying) is that I cover them in yoghurt, which works as a protective layer to keep the moisture inside while the meat cooks.

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