Tandoori Bites

In our continuing series of CKD friendly recipes from the renal dietitians at Salford Royal, Maggie Farragher has provided a recipe for Tandoori Bites. This recipe is nice to have if enjoying a barbecue during the summer. It is tasty and easy to make.

Tandoori Bites

Tandoori Bites

Serves 4.


  • lean beef chopped into chunks – 225g / 9oz
  • curry powder – 1 tablespoon
  • 1 tsp chilli sauce (optional)
  • lemon juice – 1 tablespoon
  • crème fraiche- 3 tablespoons
  • freshly chopped mint – 1 tablespoon

Cooking method

  1. Mix all the marinade ingredients together in a bowl. Add the chopped meat, mix thoroughly, cover and refrigerate.
  2. Marinade for at least 30 min (max 4 hours)
  3. Remove the meat and thread onto metal skewers.
  4. Cook under a preheated grill or barbeque for approximately 15 minutes, turning occasionally.

Developed from resources by the Irish Kidney Diet website, produced by the INDI (Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute)


I’m an ADPKD patient who was lucky enough to have a transplant in 2003 after only eleven months of dialysis. I'm the north-west Patient Advocacy & Support Officer for Kidney Care UK and my interests, other than my role within GMKIN, include sport, music and politics. Follow me on Twitter: @finnigr

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