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Low Carb Tandoori Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by leiela

Makes 4 servings



For a great low carb dinner serve with Freshly cooked Spinach Leaves (7g net carbs) Serves 4

Recipe Ingredients for Low carb Tandoori Chicken

910 g chicken, cut into pieces
6 g salt
295 ml plain yogurt
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 g grated fresh ginger root
4 g garam masala
2 g cayenne pepper
5 ml yellow food coloring
5 ml red food coloring
2 g finely chopped cilantro

Recipe Directions for Low carb Tandoori Chicken

  1. Remove skin from chicken pieces, and cut slits into them lengthwise. Place in a shallow dish. sprinkle both sides of chicken with salt and lemon juice. Set aside 20 minutes.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, onion, garlic, ginger, garam masala, and cayenne pepper. Mix until smooth. Stir in yellow and red food coloring. Spread yogurt mixture over chicken. Cover, and refrigerate for 6 to 24 hours (the longer the better).

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium high heat, and lightly oil grate.

  4. Cook chicken on grill until no longer pink and juices run clear. Garnish with cilantro and lemon wedges.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 324.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
73
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.1g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
180mg
60%
Sodium
781mg
33%
Potassium
642mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
7.2g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
70.2g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 18% Iron 12%
* 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
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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