Tandoori Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by crystalgweeks

Makes 5 1/2 servings



8-10 appetizer servings, about 5 main dish servings

Recipe Ingredients for Tandoori Chicken

1 1/2 lb chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut into 1 to 1.5" pieces
8 oz plain yogurt
4 tsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp ginger, fresh grated
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cayenne
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp chutney

Recipe Directions for Tandoori Chicken

  1. Place chicken in a resealable plastic bag set in a bowl. For marinade, in a medium bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice, ginger, paprika, cumin, coriander, salt, turmeric, cayenne pepper, and garlic. Pour over chicken. Close bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 6 to 24 hours, turning occasionally.

  2. Preheat broiler. Drain Chicken. Place chicken on unheated rack of broiler pan (or thread the ckien onto skewers leaving 1/4" space between pieces. Place the skewers on unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4 inches form the heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until done (170 degrees F), turning once halfway through broiling.

  3. Service with chutney and if desired, cilantro leaves

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 174.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
237
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
106mg
35%
Sodium
233mg
10%
Potassium
446mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
5.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
40.3g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 10% Iron 9%
* 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
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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