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Zesty "Tandoori" Style Lemon Ginger Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Zesty "Tandoori" style lemon ginger chicken recipe? Learn how to make Zesty "Tandoori" style lemon ginger chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by blazedancer

Makes 8 servings



Versitile. Skewer the chicken for kabobs or add the marinate to the pan for a saucier chicken and serve with naan or rice. Can also serve with chutney and top with fresh cilantro

Recipe Ingredients for Zesty "Tandoori" style lemon ginger chicken

1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces
8 oz. plain yogurt
4 tsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
2 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. ground coriander
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground turmeric
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 clove garlic, minced

Recipe Directions for Zesty "Tandoori" style lemon ginger 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 chicken onto skewers, leaving 1/4-inch space between pieces. Place skewers on the unheated rack of a broiler pan.) Broil 4 inches from the heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until done (170 degrees F), turning once halfway through broiling.

  3. Can serve with chutney and, if desired, cilantro leaves. Makes eight 3 ounce servings

Categories

Chicken, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 89.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
78
Calories from Fat
17
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.9g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
185mg
8%
Potassium
94mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
3.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
13.3g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 6% Iron 2%
* 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
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