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Tandoori chicken with coriander and mint sauce

9
7
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
4 hr
Prep
20 min
Cook
40 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Creamy yoghurt plays two roles in this popular Indian dish – it adds a tangy lemony flavour and also tenderises the chicken

Ingredients

Skinless chicken breast

480 g, skin removed, fat trimmed

Tandoori paste

2 tbs

Lemon juice

1 tbs

Tomato(es)

3 medium, coarsely chopped

Naan bread

240 g, (4 x 60g pieces)

Cucumber

2 medium, coarsely chopped

Red onion

1 medium, thinly sliced

Vinegar

1 tbs, (rice wine vinegar)

Sea salt

½ tsp, (flakes)

Fresh coriander

1 cup(s)

Fresh mint

¼ cup(s)

Fresh green chilli

1 whole, deseeded, chopped

99% fat-free plain natural yoghurt

½ cup(s)

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Combine tandoori paste, juice and half the yoghurt in a shallow glass or ceramic dish. Add chicken and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 220°C or 200°C fan-forced. Place a wire rack over a baking tray and lightly spray with oil. Place chicken on rack and bake, turning once, for 35–40 minutes or until cooked through. Wrap naan in foil and heat in oven following packet instructions.
  3. Meanwhile, place tomatoes, cucumber, onion and vinegar in a bowl and toss to combine. Season with sea salt.
  4. Place coriander, mint and chilli in a small food processor. Add remaining yoghurt and blend until smooth. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Serve tandoori chicken with extra coriander, naan, salad and coriander and mint sauce.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans, snow peas or broccoli florets.