Tandoori Chicken Salad

Tandoori Chicken Salad

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"Tangy grilled chicken atop a bed of greens mixed with onions, raisins, almonds, pineapple, mint sprigs, and lime. Includes a zesty Indian-style salad dressing."
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1 h 50 m servings 348 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 17.4 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. In a small bowl, whisk together honey mustard dressing, ground cumin, and curry powder. Cover, and refrigerate until serving.
  2. In a baking dish, whisk together yogurt, garam masala, and lemon juice. Place chicken breasts in the dish, and turn to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat. Lightly brush oil over grill grate. Grill chicken until done, about 6 to 8 minutes per side.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together onion, raisins, almonds, and pineapple.
  5. In a large bowl, toss salad greens with salad dressing and 3/4 of the almond mixture. Divide salad among 4 plates. Sprinkle equal amounts of reserved almond mixture over each salad. Top each with grilled chicken, and garnish with a mint sprig and a lime wedge.


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I used pre-cooked grilled chicken strips and just used plain honey mustard dressing, and I REALLY liked it. It was super easy and MUCh tastier than my normal boring vegetable salads!

I think you can make it more 'authentic' as far as making it a Tandoori chicken with the following: Add some tandoori masala (dry or paste) in the marinating process, and remove the honey musta...

I am new to Indian-style cooking, so I can't comment on the authenticity. I followed the recipe very closely, until assembly. The marinade is wonderfully fragrant, and the finished chicken wou...

Made my own dressing using Dijon mustard, other than that this is incredible as written.

Ah jeez! I just realized I forgot to serve this with the mint and lemon wedges. I got rushed to put it on the table tonight and just forgot about the garnishes. I'm not sure about the honey mu...

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