Tanya's Tasty Tips: Meal Makeover (Tandoori Chicken)

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If you're a serious lover of Indian food, you will adore this dish! Traditional Tandoori Chicken can have up to 600 calories and 35 grams of fat because of the high fat content in yogurt and all the oil that is used. But this dish has less than 250 calories and only 4 grams of fat! Not only is it mouth-watering, but you won't have to feel guilty about having it for dinner. Enjoy!


3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger 1 tbsp fresh lime juice 1/2 tsp salt 8 ounces Fage Total 0% yogurt 4 4-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts


1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except chicken and mix well. 2. Add chicken and marinade in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Remove the chicken and discard the marinade. 3. Preheat the broiler or a grill pan on the stovetop. 4. Broil or grill the chicken 5 minutes per side.

Serves 4

Nutritional Content: 220 calories a 3 g carbohydrates a 0 g fiber a 40 g protein a 4 g total fat a 1 g sat fat a 636 g sodium

Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD is a nutritionist and the creator of The F-Factor DietaC/, an innovative nutritional program she has used for more than ten years to provide hundreds of her clients with all the tools they need to achieve easy weight loss and maintenance, improved health and well-being. For more information log onto