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    24 hrs 25 mins

    24 hrs

    25 mins

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    This is tandoori chicken adapted for the grill, plan ahead the chicken needs to marinate overnight in the yogurt, I have made this recipe many times, it's wonderful! :)

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    1. 1
      In a processor blend 1-1/2 cups plain yogurt with the next 9 ingredients (the lemon juice to cayenne pepper) until smooth and well blended; transfer to a large bowl; mix in the remaining 1 cup yogurt with a wooden spoon.
    2. 2
      Add in the chicken and toss to coat.
    3. 3
      Cover and refrigerate over night.
    4. 4
      Prepare the grill to a medium-high heat.
    5. 5
      Place the marinated-coated chicken on the grill, do not wash off the yogurt marinade, but discard any marinade from the bowl.
    6. 6
      Grill the chicken (about 12-13 minutes per side) basting with melted butter the last 5 minutes of cooking on both sides, season with more salt and pepper if desired while cooking.
    7. 7

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 30, 2011


      I could not discard the yogurt marinade, the smell was too good. I grilled the legs in the oven. 10 Minutes before serving I spooned the rest of the marinad on the chicken and I grilled until brown.
      Delicious with this sauce and rice together. Thanks for the recipe!

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    • on December 20, 2007


      Kitten - this was awesome!! I made this a couple nights ago and my husband, myself and Rose scarfed this down - Rose kept asking for more! We will be adding this to our regular dinner rotation!

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    • on October 27, 2014


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    Nutritional Facts for Tandoori -Style Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Legs for the Grill

    Serving Size: 1 (2107 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 443.4
    Calories from Fat 283
    Total Fat 31.4 g
    Saturated Fat 12.8 g
    Cholesterol 171.4 mg
    Sodium 680.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 5.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    Sugars 3.7 g
    Protein 33.3 g

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