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Spicy Sesame Chicken

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  Chicken quarters 4
  Natural unsweetened yogurt 5 1⁄2 Ounce (150 Gram /1/2 Cup)
  Lemon 1 Small, finely grated rind and juiced
  Curry paste 2 Teaspoon (Medium Hot)
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon wedges 4 (To Serve)

1. Remove the skin from the chicken and make cuts in the flesh at intervals with a sharp knife.
2. In a bowl, combine the natural (unsweetened) yogurt, lemon rind, lemon juice and curry paste to form a smooth mixture.
3. Spoon the mixture over the chicken and arrange on a foil-lined grill (broiler) pan or baking tray (cookie sheet).
4. Place the chicken quarters under a preheated moderately hot grill (broiler) and grill (broil) for 12-15 minutes, turning once. Grill (broil) until golden brown and thoroughly cooked. Just before the end of the cooking time, sprinkle the chicken with the sesame seeds.
5. Serve with a salad, naan bread and lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1270 Calories from Fat 678

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g116.5%

Saturated Fat 22.5 g112.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 372.2 mg124.1%

Sodium 442.6 mg18.4%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.4%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 120 g239.1%

Vitamin A 11.4% Vitamin C 76.4%

Calcium 24.4% Iron 38.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spicy Sesame Chicken Recipe