Easy BBQ Chicken

yogurt marinaded bbq chicken

BBQ Chicken

Juicy BBQ chicken requires a good marinade. Whizz these few ingredients together, stir into some greek yogurt and nestle your chicken breasts in for at least four hours (preferably overnight).

Depending on your barbecue, cooking time will vary widely. The biggest mistake related to Barbecue Chicken is cooking the meat on too high of a heat.  I cook these on medium-low heat on a gas BBQ until the meat is cooked through then turn them up a bit to char the outside. To make sure the chicken is cooked through, I just cut into the largest part of the breast and take a look.

This marinade also works for BBQ lamb chops.

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yogurt marinaded bbq chicken

Yogurt Marinated Chicken Recipe

This marinade works with chicken or lamb chops.  Depending on your BBQ, cooking time will vary widely.
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CuisineMediterranean
Servings4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 small birds eye chilis tops cut off
  • 50 grams coriander
  • 1 medium lemon juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 150 grams Greek Yogurt full fat
  • 4 medium chicken breasts trimmed

Instructions

  • Using a stick blender or food processor, whizz chilis, coriander, garlic cloves and lemon juice.
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  • Stir herb mixture into yogurt.
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  • Nestle chicken breasts into the marinade.
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  • Marinate in the fridge for 4 - 12 hours.
  • Cook on BBQ until a bit charred and cooked through.
    yogurt marinaded bbq chicken
  • Serve with BBQ vegetable couscous (omit the halloumi).
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