Cilantro-Lemon Grilled Chicken

Marinating the chicken overnight infuses it with the tangy flavor of the citrus-yogurt marinade.


4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half )

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 12 Minutes
Other: 8 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 211
Fat 6.3 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Protein 35 g
Carbohydrate 1.6 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 385 mg
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fiber 0.1 g
Calcium 42 mg


1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon grated fresh lemon rind
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
Cooking spray


Combine first 6 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add chicken, and seal. Marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours or overnight, turning bag occasionally.

Preheat grill.

Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt, pepper, and cumin. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until done.