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Tandoori Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by cjjwaller

Makes 8 servings



Indian favorite grilled or broiled

Recipe Ingredients for Tandoori Chicken

1 2/5 lbs chicken breast
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
4 teaspoons ground coriander
4 tablespoons lime juice
4 garlic cloves, crushed
4 tablespoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground clove
4 tablespoons chili powder
1 onion, chopped
3 cups nonfat Plain Yogurt
2 teaspoons fresh cilantro, chopped

Recipe Directions for Tandoori Chicken

Make 2-3 slashes in chicken pieces and place in a nonmetallic dish. Set aside. In a food processor, mix the red chilies, salt, pepper, lime juice, garlic, ginger, clove and chili powder. Transfer to a small skillet and heat over low heat until aromatic. Add the onion and cook over low heat. Stir in the yogurt and remove skillet from heat. Pour the mixture over the chicken. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 4 hours or over night. Arrange the chicken on a broiler tray and cook under a preheated broiler or over a barbecue for 20 to 30 minutes, turning just once. Garnish with fresh cilantro.
Categories

Main Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 202.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
221
Calories from Fat
46
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
73mg
24%
Sodium
745mg
31%
Potassium
569mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
13.2g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
7.6g
Protein
30.5g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 20% Iron 11%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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