GRILLED YOGURT-MARINATED CHICKEN

Published on: 04/29/2020
two grilled chicken breasts

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two grilled chicken breasts

GRILLED YOGURT-MARINATED CHICKEN

Greek yogurt is the secret to keeping this chicken tender. Laced with fresh garlic, basil, oregano and lemon juice, the marinade also infuses the chicken with lots of flavor
Prep Time 10 minutes
marinating time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 6

Equipment

  • grill

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken boneless, skinless thighs, excess fat removed
  • 1 cup nonfat greek yogurt plain
  • 1 Tablespoon basil dried + 2 Tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon oregano dried + 1 Tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1/2 Tablespoon rosemary fresh, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice about the juice from 1 lemon
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Mix yogurt, dried basil, dried oregano, fresh rosemary, garlic, lemon juice, and a few sprinkles of salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  • Add chicken and mix well.
  • Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight, mixing every so often.
  • Preheat grill to medium heat.
  • Place chicken on grill.
  • Grill for about 4–5 minutes side one and 3–4 minutes side two.
  • Grill temperatures vary, so be sure to check for doneness.
  • Heat thoroughly but do not over grill.
  • Remove from grill, place on serving platter and sprinkle with fresh basil and oregano.

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