TANDOORI CHICKEN (SALLYE)

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sallye bates

By
@grandedame

I love when my downstairs neighbor, who recently immigrated from Turkey, makes this dish. The scent is wonderful drifting up to my apartment.

P.S. It tastes as good as it smells.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 1 c
    plain low fat yogurt
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced fresh ginger (or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger)
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cardomom
  • 1/4 tsp
    tumeric
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • ·
    lime slices (optional)

How to Make TANDOORI CHICKEN (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  1. Place yogurt, onion, ginger, garlic, lime juice, coriander, cumin, cardamom, turmeric and cayenne pepper in food processor.

    Process for 30 seconds until mixture forms a smooth paste
  2. Place chicken breasts in 9" x 13" dish.

    Spread yogurt mixture over chicken, then cover dish and refrigerate for 3-4 hours, turning occasionally.
  3. Preheat broiler and lightly grease the rack.

    Place the chicken on the rack and broil 7" from the heat for 8 minutes or until browned; turn over and broil 5 minutes longer until brown
  4. Reduce heat to 325 degrees.

    Transfer chicken to a greased 13" x 9" baking pan and cover with foil.

    Bake in the oven about 10 minutes or until the juices from chicken run clear when pierced with fork or sharp knife
  5. Transfer to a warm platter and garnish, if desired, with lime slices.

    Serve over wild rice bed with grilled (or broiled) vegetables such as egg plant, zucchini and asparagus.

    BONUS: Chicken is only 210 calories per serving

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About TANDOORI CHICKEN (SALLYE)

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tag: Healthy




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