Tandoori Chicken

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Grilled chicken marinated (4 hours) in yogurt and spices.

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  • add   2 teaspoons turmeric
  • add   2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • add   1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • add   2 garlic cloves
  • add   1 teaspoon curry powder
  • add   3/4 cup low-fat yogurt
  • add   1 tablespoon olive oil
  • add   4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • add   1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • add   2 teaspoons fresh gingerroot
  • add   1 teaspoon salt
  • add   2 teaspoons paprika


  1. Make 3-4 deep diagonal cuts in each chicken breast.
  2. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
  3. Combine next 9 ingredients in a bowl; then mix in the yogurt.
  4. Coat chicken well with the tandoori marinade.
  5. Place in a bowl, cover, and chill for at least 4 hours or over night.
  6. Place chicken on a preheated grill; brush with extra marinade.
  7. Grill, turning frequently, until chicken is tender and juice runs clear (12-14 minutes).
  8. Remove, cover with foil, and continue cooking until the chicken is crisp and slightly blackened (5-10 minutes).