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Thai-Style Chicken

I love this finger-lickin' chicken. Place it in the peppery marinade a night early, and there won't be much dinner prep the following day. —Vicki Floden, Story City, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, lemon juice, basil, yogurt, lemon zest, garlic, ginger and pepper flakes. Remove 1/4 cup to another bowl; cover and refrigerate. Pour the remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight.
  • Drain and discard marinade from chicken. Place chicken in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. top with reserved marinade. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 134 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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