Tandoori Chicken Bites

Tandoori Chicken Bites
Yields4 Servings
DifficultyBeginnerPrep Time15 minsCook Time30 mins
 1 lb Chicken BreastSkinless, boneless, cut into one inch cubes
 2 tbsp Greek Yogurt Plain (reduced fat)Plain, Reduced Fat
 ½ tsp Garlic & Ginger PasteFresh
 1 tbsp Olive Oil
 ½ tsp CuminGround
 ½ tsp Red PepperGround
 1 tsp Paprika
 ¼ tsp Turmeric (Haldi)Ground
 ½ tsp Salt
 ¼ tsp Garam Masala
 1 pinch Red Color
 1 piece of LemonJuice of one small lemon
 1 piece of OnionSmall, White (70-80 grams)
 1 piece of JalapenoFresh
 1 piece of CucumberSmall, Pickling

Place chicken breast pieces in a bowl.


Add yogurt, garlic & ginger paste, olive oil, ground cumin, ground red pepper, paprika, ground turmeric, salt, garam masala, red color and lemon juice to the chicken pieces and mix well by thoroughly coating all the chicken pieces. Marinate in a refrigerator for 2 hours, or overnight for better results.


Heat the counter top grill to medium high. Place chicken pieces on the grill cover the grill and cook chicken pieces for 3-4 minutes , until cooked (internal temperature of chicken should be at least 165-180°F).


Discard the remaining marinade


Alternate Method:

Preheat broiler to high (500 degrees F).
Coat pan with cooking spray and place chicken pieces on the pan. Place in the oven.
Broil in lower grill of the oven for 5-7 minutes, turn and cook for another 5-7 minutes.
Check for doneness (internal temperature 160 degrees F).


Garnish tandoori chicken with sliced onions, cucumbers, jalapenos and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Chef's Tip:

To further decrease sodium content, use 1/4 tsp salt instead of 1/2 tsp


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 190Calories from Fat 60
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1.5g8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 85mg29%
Sodium 350mg15%
Total Carbohydrate 4g2%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 27g54%

Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 2%
Iron 4%

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