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Greek Yogurt Chicken (low fat)

Greek Yogurt Chicken (low fat) Greek Yogurt Chicken (low fat)

Marinated chicken with yogurt, garlic and greek spices make for a tangy chicken main course. Serve with a greek salad and it's a meal.













Low Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb


1 cup yogurt, plain
plain low-fat
1 tablespoon lemon zest
finely grated peel of a lemon
1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons oregano
finely chopped, fresh
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
chopped finely, fresh
1 clove garlic
peeled and forced through a press
¼ teaspoon salt
teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground or to taste
4 whole chicken breasts
halves on the bone, skin removed


Combine the yogurt, lemon peel and juice, oregano, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper.

Put the chicken into a dish and spread about ¼ cup of the yogurt sauce over the chicken.

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate several hours or overnight.

Cover and refrigerate the remaining yogurt sauce.

Place the chicken on a rack in a baking pan and bake in a preheated 375℉ (190℃) F oven 30 minutes.

Turn the oven to broil and continue cooking about 5 minutes, until the chicken is browned on top and cooked through.

Spoon the yogurt sauce over the chicken and serve.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

Add review




In the oven now. I substituted chive for parsley based on what I had on hand, I understand the flavor will be quite different. Personally I find 2 tbsp of oregano to be a bit much.

almost 14 years ago


Excellent recipe! I halved the oregano and crumbled feta cheese over the chicken just before serving, served with mustard mash potatoes. Yummy!!!

over 13 years ago

I did this barly today for my boyfriend and I and it was delicious! the Chicken. Was very good and moist the yogurt tasted very well with the lemon I would totaly do this recipie again
(p.s. I used vanilla still tasted pretty good)

over 12 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 71g (2.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 4045% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 177mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 8% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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