Tandoori Chicken Legs

Ingredients

For the chicken

  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher or sea salt
  • 6 whole chicken legs (2 to 3 pounds)
  • Vegetable oil for the grill

For the marinade

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • Kosher or sea salt
  • 1/3 cup plain whole-milk yogurt
  • 3 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon hot dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

For finishing

  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium lime, cut into wedges

Preparation

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