Tandoori Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by leighla17

Makes 4 servings



Awesome and easy tandoori chicken!

Recipe Ingredients for Tandoori Chicken

3/4 cup onion, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, coarsely chopped
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon coriander, ground
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 dash of ground nutmeg
16 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Recipe Directions for Tandoori Chicken

  1. Place first 3 ingredients in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add yogurt and the next 8 ingredients (yogurt through nutmeg); pulse 4 times or until blended.

  2. Make 3 diagonal cuts 1/4 inch deep across top of each chicken breast half. Combine chicken and yogurt mixture in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.

  3. Prepare grill or broiler.

  4. Remove chicken breast from bag; discard marinade. Place chicken on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 173.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
149
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
68mg
23%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
151mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
6.1g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
25.5g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 7% Iron 4%
* 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-
    Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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