Chicken Tikka

Chicken Tikka

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  • Preparation Time

    15 mins

  • Cooking Time

    7 mins

  • Recipe Serves

    4

Ingredients


  • 1 lb. (500 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2.5 cm cubes
  • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp. (3 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) non-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) finely grated fresh ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) turmeric
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) Becel® Original margarine, melted

Preparation

Step 1

Combine chicken, lemon juice and salt in nonaluminum bowl. Refrigerate 15 minutes.

Step 2

Combine yogurt, cilantro, ginger, garlic, cumin, turmeric, sugar and cayenne pepper. Pour over chicken, then stir until chicken is well coated. Cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours or overnight.

Step 3

Thread chicken on bamboo skewers*, about 4 pieces of chicken per kabob. Brush kabobs with melted Becel® Original margarine using a pastry brush.

Step 4

Grill or broil kabobs, turning occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Serve, if desired, over hot cooked basmati rice.

Recipe Tip:

*soak skewers in water for about 30 minutes to prevent burning.

Nutritional Information:

Recipe : Chicken Tikka
Recipe Serves : 4

1 servingAmount% Daily Value
Calories:150  
Total Fat:3.5 g 
Saturated Fat:0.5 g 
Trans Fat:0 g 
Polyunsaturated Fat:0.9 g 
Monounsaturated Fat:1.1 g 
Cholesterol:65 mg 
Sodium:210 mg 
Total Carbs:3 g 
Dietary Fiber:0 g 
Sugars:2 g 
Protein:27 g 
Vitamin A: 2 %
Vitamin C: 4 %
Calcium: 4 %
Iron: 4 %
Omega-3:0 g 
Omega-6:0 g 
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