Easy Baked Greek Chicken Recipe
This baked Greek chicken recipe is a weeknight favorite. Marinated in yogurt, lemon and garlic, this chicken is flavorful in every bite.
Servings: 4 servings
- 2 lbs chicken breast boneless skinless
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1 tbsp dried oregano
- 3 tablespoon olive oil
- 7 cloves garlic minced
- 1 lemon juice of
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ tsp red pepper flakes
In a large bowl mix yogurt, oregano, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Add the chicken and using a pair or tongs, flip it around to make sure it's fully coated with the yogurt marinade.
Cover and marinate for at least one hour up to overnight in the fridge.
When you're ready to cook, take the chicken out of the fridge and place it on the counter.
Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat with cooking spray.
Using a pair of tongs, take the chicken out of the marinade and shake off the excess marinade and place it on the baking sheet.
Bake in the oven for 30 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165°F. Let it sit for 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with your favorite side dish.
- You can use boneless skinless chicken thighs instead of chicken breast. Cooking time may vary.
- Store the leftovers in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 4 days. Reheat in the microwave or in a pan over medium low heat.
- Here are a few serving suggestions:
Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 578mg | Potassium: 984mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 163IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 2mg