Greek Yogurt Skillet Roasted Chicken

Greek Yogurt Skillet Roasted Chicken

A delicious way to include healthful spices in your diet. Chicken is marinated in Greek yogurt, cinnamon and curry powder then roasted in a skillet. Low carb diet friendly!

Course Main Course
Keyword yogurt roasted chicken
Servings 5
Calories 237 kcal
Author Easyhealthllc


  • 1.5 # raw chicken pieces
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Butter or olive oil for browning chicken


  1. Place chicken in a large zipper lock plastic bag.
  2. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, oil, lemon juice, garlic, curry powder, cinnamon, salt and pepper.
  3. Add mixture to plastic bag with chicken and place in refrigerator to marinate at least 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  5. Add 1 teaspoon butter or olive oil to a medium size iron or oven-proof skillet and heat on medium until butter melts.
  6. Add a few pieces chicken to skillet (avoid crowding) and brown- about 4-5 minutes on each side. Remove chicken to a plate as it browns and add more pieces to skillet until all chicken has been browned. (Add more butter or olive oil to skillet as needed.)
  7. Return all chicken pieces to skillet and place in oven to roast until chicken is fully cooked (at least 165 degrees internal temp) about 40-50 minutes.

Recipe Notes

1 Serving = 5.7 oz.

Calories-327, Fat-24gm, Carbs-1gm, Sodium-102, Protein-26gm

Nutrition Facts
Greek Yogurt Skillet Roasted Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 72mg 3%
Potassium 203mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 19g 38%
Vitamin A 2.6%
Vitamin C 2.5%
Calcium 3.2%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.