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Saffron Chicken

Health MAY 2003

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 350
  • Fat: 19g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 39g
  • Carbohydrate: 5g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 121mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 443mg
  • Calcium: 132mg
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