Chicken Tikka – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 4 servings)

 

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Chicken Tikka
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4 skinless and boneless chicken breasts

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1/2 teaspoon salt (optional — Nutrition Facts calculated without salt)

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4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

 

Marinade:
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2/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt

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2 garlic cloves, crushed

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1 inch piece of fresh ginger root, smashed and chopped

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1 teaspoon ground cumin

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1 teaspoon chili powder

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1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

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Dipping Sauce:
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Directions:
1. Cut chicken into 1-inch cubes. Sprinkle with salt and lemon juice.
2. In a small bowl, combine all marinade ingredients and mix well.
3. Thread chicken onto skewers. Brush marinade on all sides then cover and marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
4. Prepare grill.
5. Grill chicken for 15-20 minutes, turning often, until cooked through.
6. In a small bowl, make the dipping sauce by combining the yogurt and mint.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (216 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 187
Calories from fat 25
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Sodium 134 mg
Total Carbohydrates 8 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 32 g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 15%
Iron 4%

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