Achaar Chicken

Achaar Chicken
Yields4 Servings
DifficultyIntermediatePrep Time30 minsCook Time1 hr 30 minsTotal Time2 hrs
 1 lb Chicken Breastskinless, boneless, cut into 1-inch cubes
 1 tbsp Canola Oil
 ¼ cup OnionFinely Chopped
 1 tsp Ginger Paste
 ½ tbsp Garlic Paste
 ½ cup Plain Fat Free Yogurt
 ½ tsp Salt
 2 Pieces of Jalapeñoseeded, cut into thick strips
 ½ cup Water
  cup CilantroFinely chopped for garnish
 1 Lemon WedgesMedium size, For garnish

Heat a saucepan over medium heat; add oil and onion. Sauté for 3 to 5 minutes.


Add chicken and all of the above ingredients. Cover and cook for 30 to 45 minutes or until the chicken is tender and there is a small amount of gravy left in the pan.


Garnish with cilantro and lemon wedges.


Enjoy with oatmeal or whole-wheat chapati.

Chef's Tip:


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 85g

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 210Calories from Fat 65
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 85mg29%
Sodium 360mg15%
Potassium 529mg16%
Total Carbohydrate 6g2%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 29g58%

Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 6%
Iron 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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