Grilled Citrus and Yogurt Marinated Chicken Breasts

Grilled Citrus and Yogurt Marinated Chicken Breasts
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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
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These citrus and yogurt marinated chicken breasts provide a subtle and delicately delicious addition to salads, sandwiches, and soups. Serve them up as the main attraction with a side of grilled vegetables for a light meal, or simply cut into cubes and serve as an appetizer along with your favorite dipping sauce.

What You'll Need

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh​ lime juice
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups (240 mL) Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) chopped parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) salt, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL)​ dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. If you choose to flatten the chicken breasts, place on a large sheet of plastic wrap and cover with another.
  2. Take a kitchen mallet and pound the chicken to about half the original thickness.
  3. Remove from plastic wrap and place into resealable plastic bag.
  4. Add marinade and be sure to coat well.
  5. Seal bag(s) and place in refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.
  6. Preheat grill to medium heat.
  1. Remove chicken from bag and discard marinade.
  2. Place chicken on grill and cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side.
  3. Once internal temperature at the thickest part of the breast reaches 165 F, remove from heat. Let meat rest for 3 to 5 minutes before serving.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1341
Total Fat 74 g
Saturated Fat 22 g
Unsaturated Fat 29 g
Cholesterol 434 mg
Sodium 1,629 mg
Carbohydrates 23 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 139 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)