Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
YieldsServes 4
AuthorSujata Chiplunkar, Aliso Viejo, CA,
Combine two Indian classics – tandoori chicken and naan – in a flavorful sandwich topped with mint, cilantro, onion, tomatoes, and feta cheese. Look for the naan bread in Indian markets or in the bakery section of the grocery store.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Whisk together yogurt, seasonings, and oil in a medium bowl. Add chicken and stir to coat. Let marinate 20 minutes.

Step 2
2

Preheat broiler. Spread chicken on a rimmed baking sheet and broil until cooked through, 8 minutes. Meanwhile, continue with recipe.

Step 3
3

Dab naan with a little butter on each side, spread on a rimmed baking sheet, and place in oven on rack below chicken; cook until toasted and crisped, about 8 minutes.

Step 4
4

Cut naan in half crosswise and make sandwiches with naan, chicken, tomatoes, onion, feta, mint, and cilantro. Cut each in half if large.

Step 5
5

Note: Nutritional analysis is per sandwich.

Ingredients

 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
 1 tablespoon minced ginger
 1 tablespoon minced garlic
 1 tablespoon ground coriander
 1 tablespoon ground cumin
 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
 1 teaspoon kosher salt
 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
 1 pound chicken tenders, patted dry
 4 medium plain or garlic-flavored naan breads, about 4 oz. each
 2 tablespoons butter
 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
 1/2 cup thinly slivered red onion
 4 ounces feta cheese, sliced
 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

Step 1
1

Whisk together yogurt, seasonings, and oil in a medium bowl. Add chicken and stir to coat. Let marinate 20 minutes.

Step 2
2

Preheat broiler. Spread chicken on a rimmed baking sheet and broil until cooked through, 8 minutes. Meanwhile, continue with recipe.

Step 3
3

Dab naan with a little butter on each side, spread on a rimmed baking sheet, and place in oven on rack below chicken; cook until toasted and crisped, about 8 minutes.

Step 4
4

Cut naan in half crosswise and make sandwiches with naan, chicken, tomatoes, onion, feta, mint, and cilantro. Cut each in half if large.

Step 5
5

Note: Nutritional analysis is per sandwich.

Tandoori Naan Chicken Sandwiches