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Pork Chops Marinated in Spicy Yogurt Sauce

My last post was a spicy yogurt marinated salmon/trout which was awesome!   The problem was I had leftover marinade, like a lot since I made only one serving of the trout that night.  I don’t like to waste so I thought I would try it on some pork chops that I had bought for later in the week.  I slathered a bunch on both sides of two chops, I had bone in medium thickness and let them let them marinade for a day and a half, I think you could marinade them for as little as 1 hour but

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Spicy Yogurt Marinated Salmon (Tandoori)

I normally like to keep my salmon/trout simple, salt and pepper with some dill weed on top, grilled or baked till done.  Today I wanted to try something a little different and had countless ideas.  I had some left over yogurt from the other day so I figured I would do a Tandoori inspired marinade (Tandoori chicken is marinated in a yogurt spice mix and cooked traditionally in a tandoor which is a clay oven).  I choose to keep it more mild so the fish would still stand out while the yogurt ads a nice tang.  The beauty of

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Green Chicken Tikka Masala

This is a nice twist to chicken tikka masala.  It has a nice fresh and bright flavor that will refresh your love for chicken.

2 cups cilantro leaves 1 cup mint leaves 1 jalapeno chopped 4 cloves garlic crushed ½ cup of water Juice of ½ of a lemon Tsp. of lemon zest 6-8 boneless skinless chicken thighs cubed 1 onion diced Glug of olive oil 1 ½ tsp. turmeric 1 tsp. garma masala ½ tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. cardamom ¼ tsp. clove 12 oz coconut milk Kosher Salt to taste

Put cilantro, mint, jalapeno, garlic, water, lemon juice

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Tikka Masala is a wonderful creamy Indian dish that you can find at most Indian restaurant.  This dish has become a main stay Indian dish for many Brits, I can see why, the spices gives it a nice “glow” and warmth about it.  Some say it has origins in an Indian restaurant inGlasgowand was imported back toIndiabut I am not here to judge where or who first made this dish.  I just care about putting it in my belly!

 This is a fun and interesting dish to make since you get to play with spices you may not know

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