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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 58.5
  • Total Fat: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.6 mg
  • Sodium: 194.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g

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Tandoori Chicken

Submitted by: CAKEBUNNY

Introduction

This is an easy marinade that can be tossed together either the night before or in the morning. Since it cooks in it's own marinade, only one dish is dirtied by cooking, and goes straight from fridge to oven after work. This is an easy marinade that can be tossed together either the night before or in the morning. Since it cooks in it's own marinade, only one dish is dirtied by cooking, and goes straight from fridge to oven after work.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
    1/2 small onion, minced
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 tablespoons lemon juice
    1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro
    1/4 teaspoon paprika
    1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
    1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
    1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
    1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    Pinch of ground cloves
    2 bone-in chicken thighs (about 3/4 pounds), skinned and trimmed of fat

Directions

Stir together yogurt, onion and garlic in a baking dish or cassarole dish. Add lemon juice, cilantro, paprika, cumin, turmeric, ginger, salt, pepper, cinnamon and cloves. Add chicken and coat well. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 500°F. Place chicken still in marinade dish into the center of the oven, uncovered. Bake the chicken until browned and no trace of pink remains in the center, 25 to 30 minutes. Serve hot over brown rice, couscous, or flatbread (wheat of course!)

Makes 4 servings of 1/2 thigh or breast



Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAKEBUNNY.






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