Indian Spice Roasted Chicken with Squash

Ready in
45 min
Chicken pieces are marinated in a vibrant combination of tangy flavours and mild spice and then baked to create a main course ready in less than an hour.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

30 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1 tsp Ground Cumin
0.5 tsp Turmeric
0.25 tsp Ground Coriander
1 Pinch Salt
1 Pinch Cayenne pepper
1 Pinch Ground Cinnamon
1 Pinch Ground nutmeg
1 Pinch Ground Black Pepper
4 tsp Becel® Buttery Taste margarine melted
0.25 cup 1% plain yogurt
1 tbsp finely grated
2 Clove Garlic finely chopped
3 cups Butternut squash (1 inch/2,5 cm cubes)
4 Bone-in Chicken breasts, Skinless
0.25 cup Cilantro chopped (optional)


  1. Combine cumin, turmeric, coriander, salt, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper with Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*. Stir ½ of the Becel® margarine mixture into yogurt, then stir in ginger and garlic; refrigerate. Combine remaining margarine mixture with squash in medium bowl; refrigerate.
  2. Make several cuts in each chicken breast; arrange, meat side up, in single layer in large baking dish. Pour yogurt mixture over chicken, pushing into cuts. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 375° F (190° C). Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade. Arrange chicken and squash mixture on baking sheet in single layer. Bake in center of oven, turning squash occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked and squash is tender, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro.

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