Greek Style Yoghurt & Lemon Chicken


This Greek style chicken platter with a  zesty marinade keeps meals interesting and introducing your kids to different flavours early will make their taste buds used to trying new things. Another reason by marinading the chicken pieces in yoghurt for 20mins is a fast a way of tenderizing the chicken resulting in juicy soft meat. A healthy alternative to a crumbed chicken strips, pair it with a Greek side salad or in a pita wrap with a squeeze of lemon.  A light fresh healthy dinner the whole family can enjoy.

Greek Style Lemon & Yoghurt Chicken

  • Servings: 4
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An easy, zesty Greek style chicken platter to feed the family


500-600g chicken tenders (preferably organic)

1 cup plain Greek style yoghurt plus extra to serve

1 tb extra virgin olive oil

1 tb finely grated lemon rind

1/4 cup chopped oregano leaves fresh or dried

1 tb chopped mint

1 tb chopped parsley

2 tsp cumin

salt and pepper

slices of lemon wedge to serve


  1. Place yoghurt, oil, lemon rind, herbs, cumin and salt and pepper in a bowl. Stir till well combine
  2. Add the chicken tenders to the bowls and mix to coat chicken
  3. Cover and place in the fridge to marinade  for at least 20 mins
  4. Optional-Prepare a side salad of tomato, cucumber, olives, basil, celery and fetta. Season with salt and pepper and  drizzle with extra virgin olive oil
  5. Thread chicken tenders on skewers
  6. Heat a hot grill pan and grill for 5-6 mins then turning and cook for further 5 mins
  7. Serve with wedge of lemon, extra yoghurt and side salad or pita wraps

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