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Saffron Chicken

Rita Maas
Yield Serves 4

Ingredients

  • Greek or plain whole-milk yogurt
  • Saffron threads, crushed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 350
  • fat 19 g
  • satfat 6 g
  • monofat 7 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 39 g
  • carbohydrate 5 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 121 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 443 mg
  • calcium 132 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler. Combine 1 1/2 cups yogurt, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, a pinch of saffron, and garlic in a large bowl. Add chicken, tossing to coat. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil for 10 minutes per side, or until the chicken is cooked through and the surface is browned.