Free Range Chicken Recipes

Yoghurt Marinated Chicken

Yoghurt Marinated Chicken

Ingredients

6-8 Rangitikei chicken thighs (skin on and bone in)
1 cup Greek style natural yoghurt
2 cloves garlic, crushed and finely chopped
2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

Place the chicken into a resealable plastic bag along with the yoghurt, garlic, lemon, smoked paprika, oregano, salt and pepper. Seal and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes but preferably for 2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 180 C.
Pour the oil into a small roasting dish and arrange the chicken in a single layer.
Bake for 50 minutes or until the chicken is well coloured and juices run clear when pierced with a skewer.