Grilled Yogurt-Cilantro Marinated Chicken



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    6hr 10min

  • Servings


The Brooklyn Kitchen brings us this deliciously flavorful recipe perfect for grilling at your next outdoor event. 


  • 2 cups full-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 cups cilantro, chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin, toasted and ground
  • 1 tsp coriander, toasted ground
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp kosher salt, plus more for cooking
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper, plus more for cooking
  • 9 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, pounded ½” thick
  • Grapeseed oil, for brushing


Step 1:

  • Combine all ingredients except the chicken and grapeseed oil in a food processor and puree.until smooth. Place chicken in a sealable plastic bag and cover with yogurt mixture. Place in refrigerator and marinate for 6 hours or overnight.

Step 2:

  • Preheat a grill to medium high. Remove chicken from refrigerator and bring to room temperature, Remove from marinade and dry off excess; season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Brush grill grates with oil and place chicken on grill; cook, flipping once, until browned on both sides and cooked through, about 7-10 minutes.