Greek Chicken Thighs Recipe

Rating 5.0
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This Greek chicken thighs recipe yields the juiciest chicken thighs. The Greek yogurt marinade is the key to achieving the perfect texture and fresh flavor.
Utensils Dinner
Globe Mediterranean
17
ingredients
5
steps
35
minutes
Combining her Bolivian heritage with the lessons learned from training in Spain, Chef Maria brings international flair to her cooking style. She has worked in roles across the industry from instructor to business owner and executive chef. From teaching sushi classes to running her own catering business, Chef Maria loves to share her culinary knowledge and experience with a specialty in healthy cooking.

Ingredients

Servings:
7
2/3 cup(s)
plain whole Greek yogurt
2 tbsp
olive oil
2 tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
lemon zest
1 tbsp
minced garlic
1 tbsp
minced ginger
1 tbsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
ground coriander
1 tsp
paprika
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
black pepper
1/4 cup(s)
chopped cilantro, plus more for serving
1
batch of Greek yogurt marinade, see above
2 1/4 lb
boneless skinless chicken thighs
oil, as needed

Directions 5 steps | 35 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients.

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Step 2

Prepare the Greek yogurt marinade. In a bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, minced garlic, minced ginger, ground cumin, ground coriander, paprika, cayenne pepper, ground cinnamon, salt, black pepper and cilantro.

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Step 3

Marinate the Greek chicken thighs. Place the chicken thighs in a resealable bag and pour the Greek yogurt marinade over the chicken. Seal bag and rub marinade over chicken. Let it rest in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.

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Step 4

Cook the chicken. Preheat the grill or stove to 425°F. Brush the grill with oil and grill the chicken until cooked through, about 7 minutes per side.

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Step 5

Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
244
FAT
11.6 g
PROTEIN
31.1 g
CARBS
2.9 g

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Carmela G.

Carmela

16 Jan 2023

This Greek Chicken Thighs Recipe is so juicy, and fresh and has a perfect texture. A definite must-try.

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