• prep: 0 hr
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Cooked to perfection, this Pressure Cooker Tandoori Chicken is moist and tender, and packed with the flavor of fragrant Indian spices, yogurt and citrus.

    Ingredients

    • Ingredients:
    • 1/2 cup onion, coarsely chopped
    • 1 Tbsp ginger, coarsely chopped
    • 1 Tbsp garlic, coarsely chopped
    • 1 jalapeno (or spicy green chili pepper), coarsely chopped
    • 1 Tbsp ground coriander
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • 1 tsp turmeric
    • 1 tsp garam masala
    • 1/4 tsp black pepper
    • 1 Tbsp paprika
    • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
    • 1 tsp salt (or to taste)
    • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
    • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 cup yogurt
    • 1/4 cup chicken broth
    • 6 chicken thighs (bone-in, skinless)
    • vegetable oil to coat tray
    • Directions:
    • Combine onions, ginger, garlic, jalapeno, coriander, cumin, turmeric, garam masala, black pepper, paprika, brown sugar, salt, cayenne pepper, lemon juice, yogurt, and chicken broth in the container of a blender and blend to a smooth paste.
    • Pour contents of blender into pressure cooker and add chicken pieces. Stir to coat chicken.
    • Cover and lock the lid.
    • Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
    • Do a quick release of steam.
    • Carefully remove the thighs from the pressure cooker and set aside.
    • Select Saute or Browning and reduce remaining sauce until it thickens to the consistency of barbecue sauce; Stir occasionally. This may take up to 10 minutes.
    • While sauce is reducing, preheat broiler.
    • Line a rimmed baking tray with foil and lightly coat with oil.
    • Brush both sides of chicken with sauce and broil until chicken has a grilled look, turning once.
    • Serve tandoori chicken with rice or naan.
    • Notes:
    • Leftover marinade can be served on the side and/or used for a curry for later. Store in the refrigerator.
    • Adjust the quantity of jalapeno and cayenne to suit your taste.

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 451 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 17 g 26.35%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 16.51%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 50 mg 16.69%
    • Sodium: 3613 mg 150.55%
    • Calcium: 256 mg 25.61%
    • Potassium: 2144 mg 61.25%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 32.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 55 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 12 g 48.86%
    • Sugar: 36 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 88.49%
    • Vitamin C 28.68%
    • Vitamin D 5%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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