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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. The meat or chicken is often coated before baking with a spicy yogurt mixture.

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) carton plain low-fat yogurt
  • 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 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 231
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 2.6 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 43 g
  • carbohydrate 6.7 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 100 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 156 mg
  • calcium 143 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. Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 6 minutes; turn skewers, and broil 6 minutes or until done.

  4. carbo rating: 6

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