Tandoori Chicken Recipe

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Tandoori Chicken

Joan Rossi

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This is a simple chicken dish that is full of flavor and a hit at dinner parties. You can use drumsticks, thighs or boneless chicken breasts. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve with rice and a salad for a complete meal.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

3 lb
chicken drumsticks and/ or thighs
kosher salt
1
lemon, juiced
1
inch piece of fresh ginger root, finely chopped
1 clove
garlic, crushed
2/3 c
yogurt, low-fat, plain
1/2 tsp
chili powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place chicken in a large tupperware container or zip lock bag. Sprinkle a generous amount of salt over chicken and then pour on the lemon juice.
2
Mix the yogurt with the ginger, garlic, and chili powder. Pour the sauce over the chicken and stir until well coated.
3
Cover the chicken and marinate in the refrigerator for 12 hours. Shake the container or move the chicken pieces periodically to distribute the marinade over the chicken.
4
Grill the chicken over an outdoor grill or roast it in a 350 degree oven until done. You can place the chicken under the broiler for a few minutes to brown it after it is done in the oven.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Indian