Spicy Greek Yogurt and Lime Marinated Chicken

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Spicy Greek Yogurt and Lime Marinated Chicken
Spicy Greek Yogurt and Lime Marinated Chicken
Lauren Atkins

Spicy Greek Yogurt and Lime Marinated Chicken

Quick, easy, and delicious — what more could you ask for from a grilled chicken recipe? A marinade made from yogurt, lime juice, paprika, and a little habanero powder for some heat keeps the chicken nice and moist as it cooks on the grill.

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4
Servings
425
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Cup nonfat Greek yogurt, plus more for dipping
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons paprika
  • 2 Teaspoons habanero powder
  • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt
  • Vegetable oil or cooking spray, for the grill

Directions

Cut each chicken breast into 3 strips, lengthwise. Put the chicken into a gallon-sized Ziploc bag.

In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the yogurt, lime juice, paprika, habanero powder, and salt. Spoon the yogurt mixture into the bag with the chicken. Seal the bag and shake until all of the chicken is coated with the yogurt mixture. Put the bag in the refrigerator and marinate for about 4 hours, or overnight.

Brush a gas grill or cast-iron grill pan with vegetable oil or cooking spray and heat on medium-high heat. Thread the chicken strips onto 6 metal skewers, 2 strips per skewer. Grill, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and a nice crust has developed, about 7-8 minutes per side. Serve with a bowl of Greek yogurt for dipping.

Greek Yogurt Shopping Tip

Stock up on good quality extra-virgin olive oil, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, red wine vinegar, oregano, and lemons – these ingredients are central to Greek cuisine

Greek Yogurt Cooking Tip

Simplicity is the secret to Greek cuisine, so paying attention to details such as marinating, seasoning well, and using only the freshest ingredients is key.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
20%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
202mg
67%
Protein
69g
100%
Carbs
5g
2%
Vitamin A
104µg
12%
Vitamin B12
1µg
19%
Vitamin B6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C
2mg
4%
Vitamin D
3IU
1%
Vitamin E
4mg
18%
Vitamin K
3µg
4%
Calcium
104mg
10%
Fiber
1g
5%
Folate (food)
32µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
32µg
8%
Iron
2mg
10%
Magnesium
91mg
23%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
27mg
100%
Phosphorus
691mg
99%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
1099mg
31%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.7mg
42.9%
Sodium
842mg
35%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
19.1%
Zinc
2mg
16%

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