curried grilled chicken breasts recipe

curried grilled chicken breasts

prep time: 20 minutes + marinate time
cook time: 15 minutes
ready in: 1 hour 5 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 4 oz. each


  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of all fat
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled
  • 2" piece fresh ginger root, peeled and cut in 4 chunks
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, washed and dried
  • 2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt


  1. Pat chicken dry with clean paper towels.
  2. Combine lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, ginger root, cilantro and curry in a food processor or blender. Process until ingredients are minced and well mixed.
  3. Add yogurt and process until well combined.
  4. Coat chicken with marinade in a shallow dish. Cover, chill and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat grill to medium. Once chicken has finished marinating, grill, uncovered, about 7 minutes per side or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  6. The chicken may also be broiled, 4" from the heat, about 6 minutes per side.

Suggestion: Serve with rice and steamed broccoli

Per Serving: 150 calories, 1g fat, 1g saturated fat, 70mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 25g protein

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