This simple chicken dish has to marinate at least 2 hours. Unless you don’t mind chopping garlic and cutting up chicken before breakfast it’s probably best to marinate it overnight. Garam masala is an Indian spice mixture that can be found in many supermarkets and at all Indian markets.

No Fuss Sun Oven Chicken Masala


1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt

1/4 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon garam masala

2 teaspoons kosher salt

1 clove garlic, minced

1 (4 to 4 1/2 pound) chicken, cut into 8 pieces, backbone removed

2 onions, cut into 1/4 inch-thick slices

Mix yogurt, cilantro, olive oil, garam masala, salt, and garlic in a glass baking dish. Add chicken to marinade, 1 piece at a time. coating all sides. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.

Set Global Sun Oven out to preheat.

Scatter onions in a large roasting pan. Set chicken pieces on top of onions (chicken will still be coated with marinade). Discard any remaining marinade. Cover and roast in Sun Oven until chicken is cooked through, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Serve with pan juices over rice

Makes 6 servings


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