Tandoori Chicken II

Tandoori Chicken II


"A paste made from a combination of spices and dried peppers is the secret to this spicy grilled chicken recipe. No long marinating time is required; the chicken can be prepared in the time it takes to get the coals hot."


50 m servings 264 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 49.1 g
  • 98%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 134 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 358 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix curry powder, red pepper flakes, salt, ginger, paprika, cinnamon, and turmeric with water to form a smooth paste. Rub paste into chicken breasts, and place them on a plate. Cover, and allow to marinate for 20 minutes.
  3. Brush grate with oil. Place chicken on the grill, and cook 6 to 8 minutes on each side, until juices run clear when pierced with a fork.
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  1. 113 Ratings


I combine both tandoori I and tandoori II for my chicken Tandoori. I use the yoghurt and lemon juice from I and combine it with all the spices in this one. Then I leave it in the fridge for abou...

If I make this again, I will add the yogurt and lemon juice. The chicken was tender, but rather dry.

I made this with yogurt instead of oil and vinegar, and marinated it overnight. It turned out really well. Everyone liked it.

Excellent! I love the fact that this recipe makes chicken loaded with flavor with no added calories! It's perfect for anyone trying to follow a reduced-calorie diet. I cooked mine under the b...

Good recipe but not quite tandoori chicken. I used yogurt in the marinade as suggested by other reviewers. I made the recipe with boneless tenders. They were good but I think I will try some o...

The best is to use skinless boneless thighs, for the added flavor of the dark meat. My husband loves this and because he is on a low carb diet, it is very easy to make with some roatsed asparag...

I love the flavors of India so I loved this recipe. Not only is it easy to make but my boyfriend had seconds! For an easy complete dinner serve chicken over jasmine steamed rice and grill up som...

Sure was good! Didn't add or change anything.

Very bland.