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Tandoori Spiced Chicken Breast with Grilled Tomato Jam and Herbed Yogurt Sauce

Tandoori Spiced Chicken Breast with Grilled Tomato Jam and Herbed Yogurt Sauce Tandoori Spiced Chicken Breast with Grilled Tomato Jam and Herbed Yogurt Sauce Tandoori Spiced Chicken Breast with Grilled Tomato Jam and Herbed Yogurt Sauce

Absolutely worth the effort of preparation. The chicken tasted so delicious and packed with flavor. No need to order take-out from now on. This homemade tandoori chicken is as yummy as the restaurant one.















2 tablespoons onion powder
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 tablespoons ginger
2 tablespoons coriander
1 tablespoon cumin
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon turmeric
1 tablespoon white pepper
1 tablespoon kosher salt
3 chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
8 ounces each
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 pita bread, whole wheat
warmed on the grill
Grilled tomato jam:
5 italian plum (roma) tomatoes
1 serrano chiles
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
plus more for grilling
to taste
black pepper
freshly ground to taste
1 small onions
spanish, chopped
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 pinch saffron threads
Herbed yogurt:
1 cup greek yogurt
¼ cup mint leaves
fresh and chopped
¼ cup cilantro
fresh and chopped
to taste
black pepper
freshly ground to taste


Heat grill to medium-high.

Combine all spices and the oil in a medium bowl to make a paste. Rub a thin layer of the spice paste onto 1 side of each chicken breast.

Grill for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until slightly charred and just cooked through.

Remove from the grill, let rest 5 minutes, and cut lengthwise into ½-inch thick slices.

Serve open-faced on pitas:

The chicken slices, a few dollops of Tomato Jam, and a drizzle of Herbed Yogurt.

Grilled Tomato Jam:

Heat grill to high.

Brush tomatoes and serrano with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill tomatoes and serrano on all sides until charred. Remove from the grill and coarsely chop.

Heat oil in a medium saucepan on the grates of the grill or on the side burners.

Add the onion and cook until soft. Add the tomatoes, serrano, balsamic vinegar, and saffron and cook until thickened. Season with salt and pepper.

Transfer to a bowl and let cool to room temperature before serving.

Herbed Yogurt:

Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Refrigerate if not using immediately.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Excellent, from the pictures I can tell the recipe must be delicious, grilled tomato jam and herbed yogurt sauce, these two should work perfectly with spiced chicken breasts, kind of Greek style, worth to try, I am going to marinade the chicken first

about 13 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 127g (4.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 38052% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 1839mg 77%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars g
Protein 51g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 16% Iron 21%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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