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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Baked Greek Chicken

1 cup plain non fat Greek yogurt
2 tbsp olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp Greek rub {I use Pampered Chef's Greek Rub, but if you don't have it, **RECIPE BELOW**}
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
Zest from 1 medium lemon
Juice from 1 medium lemon
1/4 bunch fresh parsley, de-stemmed and chopped fine
8-10 chicken pieces {thighs or drumsticks}
In a small bowl, mix yogurt, oil, garlic, oregano, Greek rub, salt, and pepper, lemon zest and juice and chopped parsley until well combined.
Add chicken to a gallon size Ziploc, pour marinate onto chicken, close bag and massage marinade into chicken.
let rest flat in fridge for 1 hour, massage chicken again, flip to other side and let rest for 1 hour longer.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Put chicken into a 9X13 baking dish and cover with tin foil.
Bake for 45 minutes.
Take tinfoil off and bake uncovered for 15 minutes longer.
Turn broiler on to high and broil for 5 minutes or until skin is browned and crispy. 
{This recipe is also great GRILLED!!!}

4 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp salt
2 tsp dried thyme
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend well.

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