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Tandoori-Baked Chicken Thighs

Tandoori-Baked Chicken Thighs
PREP TIME
10 min
COOK TIME
25 min
YIELDS
4 servings

Indian spices and yogurt make a simple and quick marinade for chicken, making this an ideal weeknight supper entrée, whether the marinade is prepared a day ahead or the day you wish to serve it.

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Ingredients

¾
cup plain Greek yogurt (fat-free is fine)
2
clove garlic, minced
1
Tbsp finely grated fresh ginger
juice and zest of 1 lime
2
tsp garam masala
2
tsp paprika
2
tsp chili powder
cayenne pepper (optional)
salt and pepper
2
lb(s) boneless, skinless chicken thighs
cooked rice, for serving
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Directions

Step 1

Stir together the yogurt, garlic, ginger, lime zest & juice, garam masala, paprika, chili powder, cayenne (if using) and salt & pepper in a large dish. Add the chicken thighs and toss well to coat completely. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes, or up to 24 hours.

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 400ºF.

Step 3

Arrange the coated chicken thighs on a foil lined baking tray and bake for about 25 minutes, until fully cooked. Serve over rice.

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