Tandoori Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 152.4
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 66.4 mg
  • Sodium: 398.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 28.0 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    3/4 cup coarsely chopped onion
    1 teaspoon coarsely chopped peeled fresh ginger
    2 garlic cloves, peeled
    1/2 cup plain low-fat or fat-free yogurt*
    1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    1 teaspoon paprika
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon chili powder
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    Dash of ground nutmeg
    4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
    Cooking spray


1. Place first 3 ingredients in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add yogurt and the next 8 ingredients (yogurt through nutmeg); pulse 4 times or until blended.

2. Make 3 diagonal cuts 1/4 inch deep across top of each chicken breast half. Combine chicken and yogurt mixture in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.

3. Prepare grill or broiler.

4. Remove chicken breast from bag; discard marinade. Place chicken on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GVMEMOMENT.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Great - 7/11/21

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    Some chicken breasts are thicker, may need more time.. but yum. - 10/12/20

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    thank you - 9/1/20

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    tasty - 7/22/19

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    Very Good
    I had to bake this (425 degrees, 1 1/14 hrs----portable oven, mine is broken). Too saucy, but great flavour. Next time I'll grill. - 7/18/12