Tandoori Chicken Breasts

Enjoy chicken the Indian way! Broil skinless chicken breasts with curry powder, yogurt and spices into a delightful entrée in just 45 minutes - serve with basmati rice!

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup nonfat plain yogurt
2
teaspoons lemon juice
2
teaspoons oil
1
teaspoon curry powder
3/4
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ginger
1/8
teaspoon cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
boneless skinless chicken breast halves

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In shallow glass dish, combine yogurt, lemon juice and oil; blend well. Add all remaining ingredients except chicken breast halves; blend well. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cover; refrigerate 30 to 60 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; spray foil with nonstick cooking spray. Remove chicken from marinade; place in foil-lined pan. Discard any marinade.
  • 3 Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • 1 In shallow glass dish, combine yogurt, lemon juice and oil; blend well. Add all remaining ingredients except chicken breast halves; blend well. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cover; refrigerate 30 to 60 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; spray foil with nonstick cooking spray. Remove chicken from marinade; place in foil-lined pan. Discard any marinade.
  • 3 Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Tandoori chicken is named after the traditional brick and clay oven used in India. The tall, cylindrical tandoor has a rounded top and uses hot smoky coals The very high heat inside the tandoor can cook half a chicken in 5 minutes.

To serve four, use an 8-ounce carton of plain yogurt and double all remaining ingredients. Serve with basmati rice.

Enjoy this entree with basmati rice, carrots and ginger iced tea.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
4 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.