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Chicken Masala with Jasmine Rice and Peas

Chicken Masala with Jasmine Rice and Peas

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 391
Chicken Masala with Jasmine Rice and Peas
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Start to Finish: 15 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 35


  • 1/3 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 6 - ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 8.8 ounces precooked jasmine rice (such as Uncle Ben's or Success)
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 4 lime wedges (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


  1. Preheat the broiler. Combine yogurt, lime juice, garam masala, oil, honey, turmeric, salt, garlic powder and cayenne pepper in a large bowl. Make three diagonal slashes across the top of each chicken breast. Coat with yogurt mixture, massaging into slashes. Arrange chicken top side down on a foil-lined broiler pan; spray with cooking spray. Broil 4 minutes, flip, spray tops and broil 4 to 6 minutes more or until just cooked through.
  2. While chicken is broiling, microwave rice and then peas according to package directions. In a medium bowl, gently combine rice and peas. Divide rice mixture among four plates. Top with chicken. Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro if desired.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 391 cal., 9 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 680 mg sodium, 35 g carb. (3 g fiber), 41 g pro.