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Tandoori Chicken

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  Chicken leg 3 Pound (Thighs Attached, 4 Whole Chicken Legs Of 2 To 2.5 Pound)
  Grated fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced or pressed
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Rinse chicken and pat dry.
In a bowl, mash together ginger, allspice, red pepper, garlic, and lemon juice to make a paste.
Then lift skin of each chicken leg; spread 1 teaspoon paste over flesh of thigh and top of drumstick.
Brush any remaining paste evenly over skin.
Place chicken, skin side up, on a lightly greased grill 4 to 6 inches above a solid bed of medium coals.
Cook, turning frequently, until meat near thighbone is no longer pink; cut to test (35 to 45 minutes).
Pass cold yogurt to spoon over chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1807 Calories from Fat 537

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g91.9%

Saturated Fat 18.2 g91.1%

Trans Fat 1.4 g

Cholesterol 1118 mg372.7%

Sodium 1280.5 mg53.4%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.8%

Sugars 11.1 g

Protein 283 g565.8%

Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 22.3%

Calcium 47.6% Iron 80.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tandoori Chicken Recipe