Greek Marinated Chicken

Need a gluten free main course? Greek Marinated Chicken could be an awesome recipe to try. This recipe serves 8. For 92 cents per serving, this recipe covers 14% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains around 26g of protein, 25g of fat, and a total of 347 calories. This recipe from Budget Bytes has 430667 fans. Plenty of people really liked this Mediterranean dish. A mixture of olive oil, oregano, lemon, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 1 hour and 45 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns a solid spoonacular score of 71%. Users who liked this recipe also liked Marinated Greek Chicken Kabobs, Marinated Greek Chicken Tostadas, and Greek Marinated Grilled Chicken.

Servings: 8

Preparation duration: 45 minutes

Cooking duration: 60 minutes

 

Ingredients:

3½ to 4 lbs chicken pieces $6.86

4 cloves garlic, minced $0.32

1 medium lemon $0.49

2 Tbsp olive oil $0.32

½ Tbsp dried oregano $0.08

¼ bunch fresh parsley $0.20

freshly cracked pepper $0.05

½ tsp salt $0.02

1 cup plain yogurt $0.63

Equipment:

grater

zester

bowl

casserole dish

grill

oven

Cooking instruction summary:

To make the marinade, combine the yogurt, olive oil, minced garlic, oregano, salt, and some freshly cracked pepper in a bowl. Use a fine holed cheese grater or a zester to scrape the thin layer of yellow zest from the lemon skin into the bowl. Also add the juice from half of the lemon (about 1-2 Tbsp). Stir until the ingredients are well combined. Roughly chop a big handful, or about bunch, of parsley and stir it into the marinade.Add the chicken pieces and marinade to a gallon sized zip top bag. Remove as much air as possible, close the bag tightly, and massage the bag to mix the contents and make sure the chicken is well coated. Refrigerate the bag for 30 minutes.After marinating for 30 minutes, either cook the chicken on a grill OR preheat the oven to 375 degrees in preparation to bake the chicken.To bake the chicken, place the chicken pieces in a large casserole dish (9x13). Bake the chicken in the preheated 375 degree oven for 45-60 minutes, or until golden brown on top.

 

Step by step:


1. To make the marinade, combine the yogurt, olive oil, minced garlic, oregano, salt, and some freshly cracked pepper in a bowl. Use a fine holed cheese grater or a zester to scrape the thin layer of yellow zest from the lemon skin into the bowl. Also add the juice from half of the lemon (about 1-2 Tbsp). Stir until the ingredients are well combined. Roughly chop a big handful, or about bunch, of parsley and stir it into the marinade.

2. Add the chicken pieces and marinade to a gallon sized zip top bag.

3. Remove as much air as possible, close the bag tightly, and massage the bag to mix the contents and make sure the chicken is well coated. Refrigerate the bag for 30 minutes.After marinating for 30 minutes, either cook the chicken on a grill OR preheat the oven to 375 degrees in preparation to bake the chicken.To bake the chicken, place the chicken pieces in a large casserole dish (9x13).

4. Bake the chicken in the preheated 375 degree oven for 45-60 minutes, or until golden brown on top.


Nutrition Information:

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347k Calories
26g Protein
24g Total Fat
3g Carbs
8% Health Score
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Calories
347k
17%

Fat
24g
38%

  Saturated Fat
6g
43%

Carbohydrates
3g
1%

  Sugar
1g
2%

Cholesterol
105mg
35%

Sodium
255mg
11%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
26g
53%

Vitamin B3
9mg
46%

Vitamin K
35µg
34%

Selenium
20µg
29%

Vitamin B6
0.52mg
26%

Phosphorus
233mg
23%

Vitamin C
12mg
15%

Vitamin B5
1mg
14%

Zinc
2mg
13%

Vitamin B2
0.21mg
13%

Potassium
341mg
10%

Vitamin B12
0.53µg
9%

Iron
1mg
9%

Magnesium
33mg
8%

Vitamin A
377IU
8%

Vitamin E
1mg
7%

Vitamin B1
0.1mg
7%

Calcium
65mg
7%

Copper
0.08mg
4%

Folate
15µg
4%

Manganese
0.08mg
4%

Fiber
0.6g
2%

Vitamin D
0.3µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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