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Tandoori Style Chicken Breasts with Yogurt Cilantro Sauce Recipe

Serves 6


  • 6 chicken breasts
  • Yogurt cilantro sauce
    Tandoori Marinade
  • 1 onion, chopped coarsely
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ancho chile powder
  • 1/2 tsp cascabel chile powder
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups plain yogurt


1. In a food processor, puree the onion and garlic.
2. Process in the lemon and lime juice, add spices and the yogurt and process to blend.
3. Marinate the chicken breasts in this mixture turning occasionally overnight in the refrigerator.
4. Prepare a charcoal or wood fire and let it burn down to embers.
5. Remove the excess marinade and grill for 5 minutes on each side or until done.
6. Serve with Yogurt Cilantro sauce to taste.


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Main Ingredient:Meat and Poultry / Chicken
Dairy / Yogurt
Course:Main Dish
Cuisine:Asian / Indian
Preparation Method:Grill

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