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Nutrition Facts

Calories 152
  Calories from Fat 30 (20%)
(6%)Total Fat 4g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(26%)Cholesterol 78mg
(31%)Sodium 741mg
(18%)Potassium 618mg
Total Carbohydrate 4g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(63%)Protein 32g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in half

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1 Tbs smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp ground ginger

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp coriander

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp pepper

  • 1 Tbs lemon juice

Popular in South Asia—chicken is marinated in yogurt and spices and then roasted until charred.

Directions

  • Prepare chicken by pricking with fork.
  • Combine all ingredients, except chicken in a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Add chicken and marinate for 2–3 hours, or overnight, refrigerated.
  • Preheat oven to highest temperature. Bake chicken on wire rack over baking dish until golden and internal temperature reaches 165°F. You can also prepare chicken on the grill.
  • To get the chicken a little more charred, turn the broiler on high in the last few minutes of cooking, while watching carefully so it doesn't burn.

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