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Chicken With A Curried Yogurt Crust

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Ingredients
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Fresh ginger root 1 Inch, finely chopped
  Green chili 1 , deseeded and finely chopped
  Low fat natural yogurt 6 Tablespoon, unsweetened
  Tomato puree 1 Tablespoon (Paste)
  Ground turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Boneless skinless chicken breasts 18 Ounce (4 Breasts, Each 125 G /4 1/2 Oz)
  Lime wedges/Lemon wedges 3 (To Serve)
  Tomatoes 4 Medium
  Cucumber 1⁄2
  Red onion 1 Small
  Fresh coriander/Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 190ºC/375°F/Gas Mark 5. In a small bowl mix together the garlic, ginger, chilli, yogurt, tomato puree (paste), turmeric, garam masala, lime juice and seasoning.
2. Wash and pat dry the chicken breasts and place them on a baking sheet (cookie sheet). Brush or spread the spicy yogurt mix over the chicken and bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes until the meat is tender and cooked through.
3. Meanwhile, make the relish. Finely chop the tomatoes, cucumber and onion and mix together with the coriander (cilantro). Season, cover and chill until required.
4. Drain the cooked chicken on absorbent kitchen paper and serve hot with the relish. Or, allow to cool, chill for at least 1 hour and serve sliced as part of a salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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