Tandoori-Inspired Chicken

Tandoori-Inspired Chicken

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: Marinade for 1-1/2 pounds chicken

Tandoori is a very popular Indian/Pakistani dish that is made with chicken, yogurt and a mix of spices. Serve this dish with white rice or roasted potatoes, and a bottle of Chardonnay.


  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 8 turns fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon sweetened lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely-minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon finely-minced garlic


  1. Place all of the ingredients into a large Ziploc bag and seal well.
  2. Massage the bag to combine all of the ingredients, and then place it in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, or overnight, to marinate.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and then line a baking sheet with foil.
  4. Empty the contents of the Ziploc bag onto the prepared baking sheet and then place in the oven for 20 minutes; serve immediately.


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