Hello Monty’s Spiced Yogurt Marinade Recipe

Marinades: A Saucy Little Mix

Marinades are an easy way to make everyday meals a little bolder. A good marinade can tenderize and add moisture to your meat while infusing flavor beyond the surface level, ensuring that each bite is perfectly delicious. With these 6 recipes from local restaurants, you can skip the store-bought stuff in just a few simple steps.

Photography by Rich Smith


Spiced yogurt marinade used on baked chicken dish.

Spiced Yogurt Marinade

Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 4 cups


  • 2 tsp. dry garam masala mix Hello Monty makes a proprietary blend, but you can find a jar in the grocery spice aisle
  • 2/3 cup ginger, minced
  • 1/3 cup garlic, minced
  • 6 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped
  • 6 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. Aji-No-Moto
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk
  • 1 1/3 cups sour cream


  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender.
  • Lather chicken generously and marinate uncovered in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
Keyword chicken marinade, Yogurt Marinade

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