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

Step-By-Step

1Spray 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.

2Prick drumsticks all over w/ a fork. Add chicken to plastic bag. Seal, marinate 20 mins. Heat oven to 425. Remove chicken from marinade.

3Place 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