Go for this delicious chicken with Greek yogurt sauce to have a memorable meal. This is the magic combination that gives you the best-flavored chicken ever.
The Greek yogurt sauce is based on a middle-eastern recipe with an appetizing aroma and heavenly taste. The fresh herbs mixed with cucumber and garlic creates the best addition to this tempting homemade food.
You cannot believe how easy it is to make this fresh and hearty chicken with Greek yogurt sauce. The marinating step makes the chicken have the best taste you have ever tried. This meal is perfect for a quick lunch or cozy dinner, especially when you have friends over.
To make an appetizing chicken with Greek yogurt sauce first open out each chicken breast, and with a sharp knife, cut them into three lengthways. This way, they will become smaller and thinner desirable bit-sizes. Put the pieces into a freezer bag, add the lemon juice, three tablespoons of olive oil with salt and pepper. Combine the mixture until finely coated. Put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
While the chicken is resting, start with the sauce. Add the Greek yogurt to a large bowl. Then add in the finely chopped scallions and chopped chili. Peel and mince the garlic cloves and add them to the yoghurt bowl. Peel and cut the cucumber and add it to the mixture. Chop the coriander and mint (reserve about one teaspoon of both for garnish) and add to the bowl. Mix all the ingredients until well-combined. Taste, and if necessary, add some salt and pepper to taste.
Heat a large skillet over a high flame. Add two tablespoons of olive oil. When heated, take the marinated chicken breasts out of the bag and place them in the heated pan. Fry for about 4-5 minutes a side until golden outside in parts, and thoroughly cooked through. At the last minute of frying, add in half of the lemon marinade in the pan. It will give the meat a desirable sharpness and gloss.
Remove the cooked chicken pieces to your serving dish. Pour the Greek yogurt mixture into a small bowl and sprinkle with the remaining chopped herbs. You can side this delicious chicken with Greek yogurt sauce with a green salad, roasted vegetables, fries, and garlic bread.