Grilled Tandoori Chicken

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Although this chicken is not cooked in a tandoor oven, this chicken has all the favors of the traditional Indian dish.

Prep time does not include marinating time.

Recipe from Cooking Light magazine.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

3/4 c
coarsely chopped onion
1 tsp
coarsely chopped, peeled fresh ginger
2
garlic cloves, peeled
1/2 c
plain low-fat yogurt
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
ground coriander seeds
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
chili powder (if using indian chili powder - use sparingly as it is very hot)
1/4 tsp
black pepper
dash of nutmeg
4
4-oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
cooking spray

Directions Step-By-Step

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-lock plastic bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.
3
Prepare grill or broiler. Remove chicken from bag and 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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Indian
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy