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Easy Tandoori Chicken

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  Low fat plain yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Minced fresh ginger/1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ground coriander 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cardamom 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground turmeric 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chicken 1 , quartered and skinned
  Lime slice 2

In an electric blender or food processor, combine the yogurt, onion, ginger, garlic, lime juice, coriander, cumin, cardamom, turmeric, and cayenne pepper; whirl for 30 seconds.
Place the chicken in a 13"x 9"x 2" baking pan, add the yogurt mixture, then cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours, turning occasionally.
Preheat the broiler and lightly grease the rack.
Place the chicken on the rack and broil 7 inches from the heat for 8 minutes or until browned; turn and broil 8 minutes longer.
Reduce the heat to 325°F.
Transfer the chicken to a greased 13"x 9"x 2" baking pan, cover with foil, and bake in the oven about 10 minutes or until the juices run clear when the chicken is pierced with a sharp knife.
Transfer to a warm platter and garnish, if desired, with lime slices.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2971 Calories from Fat 1532

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 170 g261.4%

Saturated Fat 48.7 g243.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1011.7 mg337.2%

Sodium 1067.5 mg44.5%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.8%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 313 g625.7%

Vitamin A 36.4% Vitamin C 26.5%

Calcium 47.3% Iron 82.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Tandoori Chicken Recipe