Greek Yogurt Chicken Recipe

Greek Yogurt Chicken makes a perfect festive delicacy. Learn how to make/prepare Greek Yogurt Chicken by following this easy recipe.
Greek Yogurt Chicken Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 40 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 cup plain, low-fat Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Zest (finely grated)
  • 1½ tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Oregano (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp fresh Parsley Leaves (chopped finely)
  • 1 clove Garlic (peeled and crushed)
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper (freshly ground)
  • 4 Chicken Breasts (halved on the bone, skin removed)
How to make Greek Yogurt Chicken:
  • Combine yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, oregano, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Place the chicken breasts on a platter and pour 1/4 cup of the yogurt sauce over the chicken.
  • Wrap into a plastic sheet and keep refrigerate overnight.
  • Refrigerate the remaining sauce.
  • Remove the chicken and bring to room temperature.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Place the chicken on a rack in the baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Turn the oven to broil and continue cooking until the chicken is browned on top and completely cooked.
  • Remove and pour rest of the sauce.
  • Serve.