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EASY Tandoori Chicken with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

Want Indian flavors but don’t fell like cooking for hours? This is a SUPER EASY recipe that tastes like a restaurant quality dish. Also, it doesn’t have crazy ingredients that you have to go hunt down. Simple, healthy and delicious!!


Serves 4

Marinade Ingredients:

2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs

2 cups 2 percent Greek

1.5 tsp garam masala

1 tsp garlic salt

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp cayenne

2 tbsp lemon juice

Cucumber Yogurt Sauce:

1 cup 2% Greek yogurt

1 cup English cucumber

1/4 cup mint - finely chopped

2 tbsp lemon juice

1/4 tsp cumin

1/4 tsp garlic salt


1) Combine marinade ingredients with chicken and marinade at least 8 hours or overnight.

2) Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

3) Using a grill pan, large skillet (must be oven safe), or cast iron pan, spray with oil and turn to medium high heat. Add chicken and cook for 6 minutes. Flip, and cook an additional 3-4 or until browned.

4) Place chicken in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until fully cooked. While chicken is cooking, make the Greek yogurt sauce for a topping.

5) Once the chicken is done, serve with cucumber yogurt sauce on top and a side of basmati rice!

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