Juicy Tandoori Chicken Recipe

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Juicy tandoori chicken

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I had tandoori chicken at an indian restaurant one time and loved it and wanted to copy it. So, I fooled around in the kitchen with chicken and different spices until I finally got it to taste just about the same as the restaurants. Enjoy!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 c
low-fat, plain yogurt, ( do not use greek yogurt.)
3 tsp
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
ground ginger, or grated ginger
4 tsp
paprika
1 Tbsp
curry powder
1-1/2 tsp
turmeric
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
salt & pepper to taste
8
good sized chicken drumsticks
3
scallions, sliced for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Spray a baking sheet w/ cooking spray. In lg plastic zip-lock bag, combine yogurt, garlic, ginger, paprika, curry powder, turmeric and cayenne pepper. Add salt & pepper to taste.
2
Prick drumsticks all over w/ a fork. Add chicken to plastic bag. Seal, marinate 20 mins. Heat oven to 425. Remove chicken from marinade.
3
Place chicken on baking sheet. Cook, turning once, for 35 mins or until juices run clear and chicken is cooked through. Top w/ scallions.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #juicy, #tandoori