Go Back
+ servings
5 from 5 votes
Garlic-Yogurt Baked Chicken | www.diethood.com | Flavorful, delicious baked chicken marinated in a yogurt mixture with garlic and thyme. | #recipe #chicken

Garlic-Yogurt Baked Chicken

3 3 3
WW Freestyle: 2
Prep Time4 hrs
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time5 hrs
Flavorful, delicious baked chicken marinated in a yogurt mixture with garlic and thyme.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 169
Author: Katerina


  • 4 (16 ounces) chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 6 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs


  • Lightly pound chicken just enough to even it out; do not pound it thin.
  • Place chicken in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper; set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine garlic, yogurt, and thyme; mix until combined.
  • Pour yogurt mixture over chicken; mix until chicken is thoroughly coated.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Grease a baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Remove chicken from bowl and shake off any excess; discard yogurt mixture.
  • Transfer chicken to prepared baking pan.
  • Sprinkle panko bread crumbs over chicken breasts.
  • Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until chicken is done.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Serve.


*If you also want to add onions and lemon slices to the chicken: cut a couple of red onions into quarters and add them to the baking pan together with the chicken breasts. Do the same with some lemon slices and halved baby carrots. 
Nutrition Facts
Garlic-Yogurt Baked Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 76mg25%
Sodium 173mg7%
Potassium 483mg14%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 105IU2%
Vitamin C 4.1mg5%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: baked chicken breasts, chicken breast recipe, chicken dinner, easy chicken breast recipe