Easy Tandoori Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Easy Tandoori Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Easy Tandoori Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gumboux

Makes 4 servings



Prepare chicken to marinate several hours ahead or overnight

Recipe Ingredients for Easy Tandoori Chicken

32 oz skinless chicken thighs (about 8)
1 1/2 cups plain low-fat yogurt
2 teaspoons garam masala
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon minced ginger
1 teaspoon garlic , cruched

Recipe Directions for Easy Tandoori Chicken

  1. Rinse and pat dry chicken thighs.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and stir until smooth. Add thighs and make sure they are coated. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 to 3 hours, preferably overnight.

  3. Set up grill for indirect cooking over medium-high heat. Oil grate when ready to start cooking. Remove chicken from refrigerator and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.

  4. Cook 40 to 45 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F. Check for doneness by cutting into thigh to make sure there is no redness near bone.

  5. NOTE INDOOR GRILLING: Prepare chicken as directed. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Roast in preheated oven on foil lined baking sheet for 30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 321.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
494
Calories from Fat
166
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.4g
28%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
207mg
69%
Sodium
262mg
11%
Potassium
800mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
7.6g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
6.6g
Protein
70.7g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 21% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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