Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Spice Hunter brand garam masala is gluten-free.


"Left wing, chicken wing, it don't make no difference to me."
-Woody Guthrie, Singer

The refrigerator light goes on...

This recipe is a super simple dinner. The hardest part is remembering to set the chicken to marinate in advance. The sauce is fantastic with brown rice and the chicken makes great leftovers as sandwiches.


Tandoori Style Chicken

Servings: 4 | Serving size: 1 chicken breast with sauce

Cooking Time: 60 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4.

These keep well for about 48 hours in the fridge.

Serve with Wild Rice or Jasmine Rice or Jasmine Rice - Low Sodium Version or Wild Rice - Low Sodium Version or Brown and Wild Rice or Brown Rice


Serve with Parmesan Squash. or Pan Grilled Broccoli or Pan Grilled Asparagus or Herbed Zucchini or Zucchini with Sun Dried Tomatoes or Zucchini with Sun Dried Tomatoes - Low Sodium Version or Yellow Squash and Onions

1 Tbsp paprika
1 Tbsp turmeric
1 Tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground cardamom
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp garam masala
1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
4 4 ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 cups non-fat yogurt
1 large onion (minced)

Mix together the paprika, turmeric, cumin, cardamom, salt, garam masala and black pepper in a large bowl. Score the chicken breasts lightly with the tip of a knife in a large diamond pattern. Place the chicken breasts in the bowl with the spices and toss to coat thoroughly.

Add the yogurt and minced onion to the bowl and stir the chicken breast / spice mixture until the spices are well blended into the yogurt. Cover and refrigerate at least 6 hours.

Preheat the oven to 300°F.

Line a large oblong pyrex dish with foil and place the chicken breasts on top of the foil. Cover with the yogurt and onion mixture. Bake for abut 45 - 50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 chicken breast with sauce

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 231 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value
Total Fat 3g 4%
    Saturated Fat 1g 3%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 464mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
    Sugars 11g
Protein 34g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 30% Iron 21%
Vitamin K 4 mcg Potassium 795 mg
Magnesium 76 mg