How to make Greek Style Yogurt Chicken -

Chicken breasts marinated in yogurt and some fresh herbs and grilled

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken breasts (चिकन ब्रेस्ट ), Low fat yogurt

Cuisine : Greek

Course : Main Course Chicken

Greek Style Yogurt Chicken

Greek Style Yogurt Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
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Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Greek Style Yogurt Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken breasts 2

  • Low fat yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon 1/2

  • Black peppercorns , crushed to taste

  • Garlic , finely chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Fresh parsley sprigs 4-5 + to garnish

  • Fresh mint leaves 7-8

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 4-5

  • Olive oil 1 teaspoon

  • Black olives , pitted 10-12

  • Paprika powder to garnish


Step 1

Make incisions on the chicken breasts, sprinkle salt and squeeze the juice of lemon over them. Sprinkle crushed black peppercorns and transfer into a bowl, add yogurt and garlic and mix well.

Step 2

Finely chop parsley, mint leaves and coriander sprigs, add to the same bowl and mix well.

Step 3

Add olive oil and mix well. Set aside for 1 hour to marinate.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick grill pan, place the chicken breasts in it and apply excess marinade on top. Cook for 2-3 minutes on high heat.

Step 5

Reduce heat and cook for 7-8 minutes, flip and cook the other side till the chicken is evenly and completely cooked on both sides. Take the pan off the heat and transfer chicken into a serving dish.

Step 6

Pour ¼ cup water into the grill pan and add black olives and mix well. Take the pan off the heat and transfer the mixture into a serving bowl.

Step 7

Garnish chicken with parsley sprig and sprinkle paprika powder. Serve hot with the olives.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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