Indian Chicken with Forbidden Rice

January 7, 2019
Created by Harmons
3 hours 10 minutes
Serves 8
  • Indian-Style Chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small yellow onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Salt
  • 1 Tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp sweet Hungarian paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Canola oil
  • Rice
  • 1 cup Forbidden black rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water

In the bowl of a food processor fitted with the blade attachment, add garlic, onion, yogurt, lemon juice, a large pinch of salt, curry powder, paprika, and cinnamon, and pulse to combine. Pour over chicken and stir well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour up to 4 hours. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking. Prepare a grill for indirect-heat cooking over medium-high heat.

Lightly rub grill grate with canola oil. Remove chicken from marinade and place on cool side of grill. Discard marinade. Cover and cook until an instant-read thermometer inserted into thickest part of breast reads 165°, 20-25 minutes, transfer to hot side of grill in last 7 minutes.

Transfer to a platter, let rest 5 minutes and serve.

Rinse rice under cold water until water runs clear. Place rice in a pot. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 25 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork and let rest 10 minutes.