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

  • 1Place 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
  • 2Place chicken breasts in 9" x 13" dish.

    Spread yogurt mixture over chicken, then cover dish and refrigerate for 3-4 hours, turning occasionally.
  • 3Preheat 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
  • 4Reduce 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
  • 5Transfer 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