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Tandoori Chicken and Couscous

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Skinned chicken breast
  • -halves; (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 3 Skinned chicken thighs; (3/4
  • -pound)
  • 3 Skinned chicken drumsticks;
  • -(1/2 pound)
  • 1/2 ts Salt; divided
  • 1/2 ts Black pepper; divided
  • 1 c Plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tb Fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ts Ground coriander
  • 1 ts Ground turmeric
  • 2 ts Grated peeled gingerroot
  • 1/4 ts Ground red pepper
  • 2 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 1/2 ts Paprika
  • 6 c Hot cooked couscous


Place chicken pieces in a 10 x 10-inch casserole dish, and sprinkle with
1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

Combine the remaining salt and pepper, nonfat yogurt, lime juice, and next
5 ingredients (yogurt through garlic) in a bowl, and stir well. Pour the
yogurt mixture over the chicken; cover and marinate in refrigerator for at
least 8 hours.

Uncover and sprinkle with paprika. Cover with wax paper, and microwave at
high for 18 to 20 minutes, rotating dish a half-turn after 9 minutes. Let
stand, covered, 10 minutes. Remove the chicken from dish, and discard
yogurt mixture. Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and
1 cup couscous or 1 chicken thigh, 1 drumstick, and 1 cup couscous).

Serving Ideas : Serve the chicken over hot couscous.

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