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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.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Marinade1 hour
Total Time1 hour 40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 401kcal


  • 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.



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