Chicken with Cashew Yogurt Sauce

  • Yield: servings


1cup plain yogurt
2teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1/4teaspoon each:white pepper,ground cardamom,ground allspice
2tablespoons butter
1small onion,chopped
2cloves garlic,minced
1/2cup roasted cashews
1/4teaspoon each:ground cardamom,chili powder.turmeric
1 1/2cups plain yogurt
4-- boneless chicken breasts
1tablespoon garlic infused oil
1/2cup halved cashews,for garnish
1small bunch fresh parsley,chopped


1.combine marinade ingredients(yogurt through ground allspice)in resealable chicken in bag and turn to coat.
2.refrigerate 1 1/2 hours,drain and discard marinade.
3.while chicken marinates,make nut sauce.Heat butter in saucepan,saute onion,garlic,cashews and spices for 5 minutes.Stir occasionally,let cool.Puree mix in food processor.Blend in yogurt.Set aside.
4.Heat garlic oil in large skillet over med-high heat.Cook chicken for 20-25 minutes,turning after 10 minutes.Remove to platter,drizzle with nut sauce,garnish with cashews and fresh parsley