Curried Chicken Breasts

Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
Simple chicken breasts take on high flavor by baking in a yogurt mixture of curry powder, chili powder, and lime juice. Curried Chicken Breasts give you a taste of the East without leaving home.

Yield:

Serves 4

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Bake: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 207
Fat 6 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 34 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 544 mg

Ingredients

1/3 cup plain yogurt (not nonfat)
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
Salt
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, oil, curry powder, chili powder, lime juice and garlic. Season with salt. Arrange chicken in an 8-inch square glass baking dish, pour yogurt mixture on top and turn chicken to coat.

2. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until an instant-read thermometer inserted into center of chicken reads 165ºF. Let stand 5 minutes and serve.

Note:

December 2011