Pistachio-Crusted Chicken With Carrot Raita
2-percent-fat Greek yogurt
unsalted raw pistachios, finely ground in food processo
thin chicken cutlets
medium carrots, chopped
lemon juice, plus lemon wedges for serving
large garlic clove
loosely packed cilantro leaves, plus more for garnish
- Heat oven to 350°. In a food processor, puree yogurt, cilantro, garlic, lemon juice, cumin and salt until smooth. Transfer 1/3 cup yogurt mixture to a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken and shake until coated. Add carrots to processor and puree with remaining yogurt sauce; refrigerate carrot raita. Spread pistachios on a wide plate. Remove chicken from yogurt mixture and dredge in pistachio crumbs, pressing them to adhere until fully coated. Shake off any excess.
- In a large ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken until golden brown, about 1 minute per side. Transfer pan to oven and bake until cooked through, 5 minutes. Serve cutlets with carrot raita, and garnish with cilantro and lemon wedges.