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Oven-Fried Chicken Madras

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Oven-Fried Chicken Madras was submitted by Annette Erbeck of Mason, Ohio.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 cup finely chopped pistachios
1/2 cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped mint leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
Yogurt-Pistachio Sauce (recipe follows)
Cilantro sprigs for garnish (optional)
Mint sprigs for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In shallow bowl, mix together yogurt and curry powder.
  2. On sheet of wax paper, mix together pistachios, bread crumbs, mint, salt and pepper.
  3. Dip chicken in yogurt mixture, then roll in pistachio mixture, coating well. Lightly coat chicken with cooking spray; arrange in baking pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Place in 400°F (205°C) oven for about 30 minutes or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.
  5. Garnish with cilantro and mint sprigs, if desired; pass Yogurt-Pistachio Sauce.

Makes 4 servings.

Yogurt-Pistachio Sauce: In small bowl, mix together 1 container (8 ounces) plain nonfat yogurt, 3 tablespoons toasted chopped pistachios, 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves, 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.