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Broiled Tandoori Chicken

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 skewer)
Traditional tandoori dishes get their name from being cooked in a tandoori oven. Used throughout India, a tandoori oven is made of clay and brick and withstands extremely high temperatures.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 149
  • fat 2.1 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • protein 28 g
  • carbohydrate 3.3 g
  • cholesterol 68 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 95 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 13 %
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • calcium 71 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl. Stir in chicken; cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat broiler.

  3. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade. Thread chicken evenly onto 4 (8-inch) skewers.

  4. Place chicken on rack of broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 6 minutes; turn skewers, and broil 6 minutes or until done.

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