Garam Masala Marinated Chicken

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 9 ingredients
The lightly spiced marinade for this Yogurt Marinated Chicken is simple and delicious. It turns ordinary chicken breasts into something quite exciting. Yogurt is a great base for marinades as its mild acidity slightly...

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 medium shallot, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon garam marsala
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 4 (3 ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Nutrition Facts

Calories

243 cals

Fat

15 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

9 g

Carbohydrates

6 g

Sugar

4 g

Fiber

1 g

Protein

22 g

Sodium

411 mg

Directions

  1. Blend all the marinade ingredients together until smooth.
  2. Combine the marinade with the chicken breasts in a re-sealable plastic bag. Marinate for 3 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat the grill. Generously sprinkle salt and pepper over the chicken and grill on each side for 5 minutes or until cooked through. Serve with our Quinoa Tabouleh Salad.

Chef Tips

If you are not able to grill, preheat the oven to 375 degrees and cook the chicken for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through.
You can use skinless chicken thighs if you prefer dark meat.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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