Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade

reader reviews

“Seriously good marinade!  The flavor was wonderful with the hint of lemon and the chicken stayed really juicy. I served it with some seasoned brown rice and veggies and dinner was a hit!” ~ Erin

key ingredients:

greek yogurt garlic lemon lemon zest lemon juice salt chicken breast or thighs

about this recipe

make ahead minimal ingredients gluten free

This quick Greek yogurt chicken marinade is easy to prepare with a few simple ingredients and yields super tender and flavorful grilled or baked chicken every time. If you’ve never tried yogurt-marinated chicken before, then you’ve got to try this recipe!



Combine the yogurt, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, and salt.



Coat the chicken in the marinade for 30 minutes to 8 hours.



Discard the marinade and grill or bake the chicken until cooked through.

— Use this marinade to make bite sized chicken for kebabs.  — Serve on top of simple green salads, or alongside roasted or grilled veggies. — Use the marinade itself as a simple garlicky lemon yogurt sauce to serve on top of your cooked chicken.

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