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Tandoori Chicken Salad

Tandoori Chicken Salad


Cumin dressing

  • 1/4 cup Sherry wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder


  • 2 tablespoons garam masala*
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 large skinless boneless chicken breast halves (about 2 pounds)
  • 4 cups (lightly packed) chopped romaine lettuce
  • 4 cups (lightly packed) mixed baby greens
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • Mango Raita (click for recipe)

Recipe Preparation


  • Whisk Sherry wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, ground cumin, and curry powder to blend in medium bowl. Add olive oil and whisk to blend. DO AHEAD Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Bring dressing to room temperature and rewhisk before using.


  • Whisk yogurt, garam masala, and lemon juice in large bowl to blend. Add chicken breasts; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 1 day, turning occasionally.

  • Prepare barbecue (medium heat). Grill chicken until juices run clear when pierced in thickest part, about 10 minutes per side. Place romaine and baby greens in large salad bowl. Add dressing and toss to coat. Divide salad among 4 plates. Top each with sliced red onion, 1 fresh mint sprig, raita, and grilled chicken. Serve with lime wedges.

Recipe by the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills CAReviews Section

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