Yogurt Marinated Chicken

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Yogurt Marinated Chicken is the perfect way to grill chicken to create a tender, juicy and flavor packed meal. The creamy yogurt and warm, rich spices mixed together creates a nice marinade for summer grilling!

– 1 1/2 to 2 pounds of Smart Chicken Tenders – 1 cup of Greek yogurt {or plain yogurt} – 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil – 1/2 of a lemon, juiced – 4 garlic cloves, minced – 2 teaspoons dried thyme – 1 Tablespoon paprika – 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin


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Step 1

In a medium bowl whisk together the yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, thyme, paprika, cumin, oregano, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper.

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Step 2

Add the chicken tenders to a ziplock bag. Add the yogurt marinade into the ziplock and seal the bag. Use your hands to massage the marinade into the chicken.

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Step 3

Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.

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Step 4

Preheat the grill to medium high heat

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Step 5

Place the chicken in a single layer on the grill.

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Step 6

Cook for about 4 minutes on each side or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

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