Almond Yogurt Chicken Bombay

  • Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

chicken
4 -- chicken leg-thigh combination
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 cloves garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons coriander
2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
-- Cilantro Sprigs
-- small red chili peppers
Almond Yogurt Sauce
1/3 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons minced green onion
2 tablespoons chopped tasted almonds
1/2 teaspoon coriander
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Instructions

 

  1. In a zip-lock plastic bag, mix together lemon juice, garlic, coriander, ginger, cumin, red pepper and salt.  Remove 2 tablespoons of mixture and set aside.  Place chicken in plastic bag, seal and shake to coat.  Marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.  Remove chicken from marinade; drain.  Place chicken, skin side up, on rack in jelly roll pan.  Add vegetable oil to reserved marinade and brush on chicken.  Bake, brushing occasionally with reserved marinade, in 400°F. oven 40 minutes or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.  To serve, place chicken on serving platter and garnish with cilantro sprigs and red chili peppers.  Serve Almond Yogurt Sauce in separate bowl for spooning over chicken.  
  2. Almond Yogurt Sauce: In small bowl, mix together 1/3 cup plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons minced green onion, 2 tablespoons chopped toasted almonds, 1/2 teaspoon coriander and 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper flakes.  Refrigerate until served.
 

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