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Yogurt and Tamarind Marinated Grilled Chicken

Yogurt and Tamarind Marinated Grilled Chicken
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  • 3/8 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/8 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp garam masala
  • 500g chicken breasts
  • 1 lemon, cut into 6 wedges (optional)


  1. In a large mixing bowl combine the yogurt, tamarind, garlic, canola oil, salt, cayenne and garam masala. Add the chicken and mix well with the marinade. Cover and marinate for a minimum of 4 hours, preferably 8 hours.
  2. Preheat a grill, barbecue or stovetop cast-iron grill to high heat. Grill the breasts 4 minutes on each side, then again 4 minutes on each side. Serve with lemon wedges.