Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken
Photo by Mark Thomas

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup melted butter or olive oil
  • ½ mild onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 lime, cut in wedges
  • 2-inch piece ginger, peeled
  • 4 large cloves garlic
  • 1 or 2 fresh green chiles, thinly sliced
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric
  • + 8 more ingredients
    • 1 tsp. chili powder
    • 1-½ tsp. salt
    • ½ tsp. cumin seeds, ground
    • ¾ cup plain low-fat yogurt
    • 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
    • A few drops red food coloring or tandoori coloring (optional)
    • 2 to 3 lb. boneless chicken thighs and breasts
    • ½ cup chopped cilantro leaves

In a blender or food processor, blend the ginger and garlic to a fine paste (you may need to add a little water to make a paste). Add the turmeric, chili powder, salt, cumin, yogurt, lime juice, and food coloring; process until combined. Remove the skin from the chicken, leaving some fat. Make ...

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