Afghani Chicken Recipe

Afghani Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish from Afghanistan. It is made with tender chicken marinated in a mixture of yogurt, spices, and herbs, then grilled or baked to perfection. The marinade infuses the chicken with a rich and aromatic taste, while keeping it moist and juicy. This dish is often served with naan bread or rice, and can be enjoyed as a main course or as part of a larger meal.

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Ingredients for Afghani Chicken Recipe

  • 125 gram Chicken Pieces
  • 1/4 cup Plain Yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Fresh Cilantro For Garnish
  • as needed Lemon Wedges For Garnish

Directions: Afghani Chicken Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix together yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, and a blend of spices like cumin, coriander, and turmeric.
  • STEP 2.Add chicken pieces to the marinade and coat them well. Let it marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight in the refrigerator.
  • STEP 3.Preheat the grill or oven to medium-high heat. Grill or bake the marinated chicken until it is cooked through and slightly charred, about 15-20 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Serve the Afghani Chicken hot with naan bread or rice. Garnish with fresh cilantro and lemon wedges for added flavor.
  • STEP 5.Enjoy the succulent and flavorful Afghani Chicken!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra tenderness, you can prick the chicken pieces with a fork before marinating.
  • If using a grill, oil the grates to prevent sticking.
  • If baking, place the chicken on a greased baking sheet or use a wire rack for even cooking.
  • You can adjust the spice level by adding more or less chili powder or red pepper flakes.
  • Leftover Afghani Chicken can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftover Afghani Chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat in the microwave or oven until heated through.
  • Serve hot with naan bread or rice, and garnish with fresh cilantro and lemon wedges.
Nutrition
value
349
calories per serving
19 g Fat13 g Protein31 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    19g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    31g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    31g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    19g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    156mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    1660mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    69mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    29mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    191mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    288mg
  • Selenium
    16mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp