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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Baked Greek Yogurt Chicken

I have been seeing similar recipes to this, everywhere on Pinterest. 

So I thought it was time to give it a try -- and "health it up" a bit.  Oh my -- amazingly delicious chicken! 

It was super-easy to prepare, and it came out perfectly!  Tons of delicious flavor in this chicken and the Parmesan cheese makes it amazing!  Loved it.

21 Day Fix - Baked Greek Yogurt Chicken

BAKED GREEK YOGURT CHICKEN

Ingredients:
  • 4 small chicken breasts (skinless and boneless)
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a bowl, combine all ingredients except for the chicken breasts. 

Place the chicken in a baking dish, coated with nonstick cooking spray.  Using a kitchen brush (a spoon will work too), brush the Greek yogurt mixture over the chicken.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through (depending on the thickness of your chicken breasts).

Enjoy!

(21 Day Fixers, each of 4 servings counts as: 1-1/4 red, and 1/2 a blue.)

If you give this recipe a try, please let me know!  I would love to hear how it went!

ALL THE BEST,

22 comments:

  1. Just made this tonight; so good! My husband even hates yogurt, but i'm currently making 6 more pieces for the rest of the week, per his request. :-)

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    1. I'm so glad that you both enjoyed it! Thank you!

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  2. do you use grated or fresh parm?

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  3. SO delicious! Made it two weeks ago and about to put it in the oven for tonight!!! Thank you for the recipe!

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  4. Have you tried marinading the chicken in this mixture the night before?

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  5. Do you think frozen chicken would work? I imagine you'd just up the cook time?

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  6. I made this last week and am having it again tonight. I was wondering I you cover the chicken or not?

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  7. So good! I added fresh lemon juice from half a lemon. I also used 1/4 fresh parm & 1/4 grated parm cheese. I cut my chicken breasts in half because they were thick but it still took close to double the cooking time, an hour. I think covering it next time would help it cook faster.

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  8. OMG!! This was so delicious....even my picky 8 year old liked it. Thanks for the recipe!!

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  9. Not sure if my portions are correct, should it be a thick covering of the yogurt mixture on the chicken? In the oven now...excited to see!?

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    1. Yes, a good covering of the yogurt mixture. Hope it worked out well for you!

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  10. Great taste! I added thighs and they made it take on an almost entirely different flavor. Definitely will be making this again.

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  11. I doubled the recipe and added minced garlic. Delicious! I made it for the guys at work and they all loved it. There is some water/chicken juice around the cooked breasts but no biggie! Just pick up the piece of chicken and let it drop off for a sec. I bet it would be super good to put parmesan on the top after baking and broil for a second...thank you for the recipe!

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  12. I think the question is so you bake covered with foil?

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