Chicken, Turkey, Fowl and Egg: Chicken, Turkey, Fowl Dishes: Tandoori Chicken

Grilled breast of chicken in tasty yogurt and spicy dressing.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: September 11, 2012

Serves: 4 person(s)
Yield: 4 x chicken breasts

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Extra Time: 6 hrs (or overnight, for marinating)


    4 skinless chicken breasts (14 oz)
    1 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
    3 Tbsp Tandoori spice mix
    1 tsp cumin
    2 tsp grated fresh ginger


    Remove all visible fat from chicken.

    MARINADE: Combine yogurt, tandoori, cumin, and ginger in a large bowl. Add chicken breasts and cover well with the marinade. Refrigerate overnight.

    CHICKEN: Remove chicken from marinade, scraping off as much sauce as possible. Place chicken under grill; grill on high for 2 minutes each side. Reduce heat and cook for a further 5 minutes on each side. Baste with marinade while chicken is cooking.

    The remaining marinade can be gently heated and pored over chicken.


    Serve with steamed rice.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:188 cals
Kilojoules:787 kJ
Fat:3.2 g
Carbohydrates:10.2 g
Protein:29.9 g
Cholesterol:60.0 mg
Sodium:720 mg
Saturated Fat:0.6 g
Fiber:1.5 g
Calcium:219.0 mg
Total Sugars:7.2 g

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