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Tandoori Chicken Breasts

Tandoori Chicken Breasts
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 2
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!
Updated September 2, 2010

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

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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
4 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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