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Yogurt-Curry Marinated Chicken Thighs

March/April 2014

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This healthy chicken thigh recipe is tender and packed with flavor, thanks to a yogurt-based marinade. The healthy yogurt marinade recipe also works well with pork, shrimp, firm fish or tofu. (Divide the recipe in half if marinating 1 pound of chicken thighs.)


Yogurt-Curry Marinated Chicken Thighs

Makes: 4 servings

Serving Size: 1 large or 2 small thighs

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup grated onion (about 1 medium)
  • 3 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 large or 8 small bone-in chicken thighs (about 2 pounds), skin removed

Preparation

  1. Whisk yogurt, onion, curry powder, oil, salt and crushed red pepper in a shallow pan. Add chicken and turn until well coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours and up to 8 hours.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high or broiler to high. Remove chicken from marinade (discard marinade) and grill or broil, turning once or twice, until no longer pink in the center, 25 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition

Per serving: 295 calories; 15 g fat (4 g sat, 6 g mono); 115 mg cholesterol; 5 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 3 g total sugars; 34 g protein; 1 g fiber; 412 mg sodium; 369 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Zinc (25% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

Exchanges: 4 1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fat


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Recipe Categories

Preparation/ Technique
Grill/BBQ
Meal/Course
Dinner

Season
Spring
Summer
Style/Theme
Budget
Type of Dish
Main dish, poultry
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
More than 1 hour
Main Ingredient
Chicken
Publication
March/April 2014
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