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An unusual, fresh-tasting version that's lower in fat than the standard but not at all dry, thanks to the thick, creamy yogurt that replaces half the mayo. Prep and Cook Time: about 45 minutes. Notes: Serve on lettuce if you like, or use to fill a sandwich, maybe with sweet onion for crunch—or, in summer, a slice of ripe tomato.

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Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium frying pan over low heat, toast cumin and coriander seeds until fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer seeds to a spice grinder and process until finely ground. Zest lemons and set aside zest. Juice 1 lemon and set aside 3 tbsp. juice.

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  • Melt butter in the frying pan over medium heat. Add ginger, jalapeño, and salt. Cook until jalapeño is soft, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

  • In a large bowl, stir together mayonnaise, yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, ginger-jalapeño mixture, and ground spices. Add cilantro, green onions, and chicken; stir to coat well with dressing. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed. Sprinkle with cashews and serve.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

273 calories; calories from fat 66%; protein 20g; fat 20g; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 4.2g; fiber 0.6g; sodium 860mg; cholesterol 101mg.
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