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
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 5
Calories 237kcal
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


  • Place chicken in a large zipper lock plastic bag.
  • In a small bowl, combine yogurt, oil, lemon juice, garlic, curry powder, cinnamon, salt and pepper.
  • Add mixture to plastic bag with chicken and place in refrigerator to marinate at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Add 1 teaspoon butter or olive oil to a medium size iron or oven-proof skillet and heat on medium until butter melts.
  • 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.)
  • 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.


1 Serving = 5.7 oz.
Calories-327, Fat-24gm, Carbs-1gm, Sodium-102, Protein-26gm


Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 203mg | Vitamin A: 2.6% | Vitamin C: 2.5% | Calcium: 3.2% | Iron: 5%