Herbed Basmati Rice with Grilled Tandoori Chicken

This easy Indian-inspired chicken dinner delivers delicious results.

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Total Time:

45 minutes (+ 4 hours marinating time)

Serves:

4

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Basmati Rice

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  • Grilled Tandoori Chicken: Whisk together yogurt, tandoori paste, lime juice, oil, garlic, salt and pepper; add to resealable plastic bag along with chicken. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to overnight.

  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grates well. Remove chicken from marinade and shake off any excess. Grill chicken for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until well marked and internal temperature reaches 165˚F.

  • Herbed Basmati Rice: Prepare rice according to package directions; toss with peas, cilantro, mint, green onions, butter, salt and pepper. Serve chicken on bed of rice and peas, with lime wedges.

  • To prepare in oven: Preheat broiler. Position oven rack about 5 inches from broiler.

  • Remove chicken from marinate and shake off any excess. Place chicken on a foil lined baking pan. Place pan under broiler and cook 4-5 minutes per side, or until chicken is cooked through.


Recipe Tips

Boost tandoori marinade with 2 cloves of minced garlic and 1 tbsp of minced fresh ginger.

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Basmati Rice
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Chicken/Turkey
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