Chicken Baked in Yogurt Sauce

  • Total Time 13h 10m
  • Rating ****

Makes 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh peeled ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes, to taste (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary, or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallots
  • 2 teaspoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cups (1 pint) plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 whole chicken breasts, skinned, fat removed and split in half to equal 4 pieces


In a cup or small bowl, combine the seasonings, shallots, lemon juice and yogurt.

Pour the mixture into a baking dish and add the chicken breasts, turning them over to coat well with the yogurt mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight or for several hours.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Uncover the chicken and bake for 1 hour.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 5573

nutrition information per serving

225 calories; 4g total fat; 76mg cholesterol; 165mg sodium; 12g carbohydrates; 0g fiber; 34g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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