Crispy Yogurt Chicken

I was told by my Facebook friend Rosaline that I HAD to make this recipe! So I did! Glad I did too cause it was YUMMY!

2 cups Plain, Unflavored Yogurt
2 cloves (to 3 Cloves) Garlic, minced
Parsley, To Taste
1 whole (juice Of) Lemon
Chicken Legs
Salt To Taste
2 cups Panko Bread Crumbs
Butter (1 Pat For Each Piece Of Chicken)
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Pour yogurt into a medium bowl.
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add garlic to the yogurt.
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Chop up a small amount of fresh parsley and add it to the yogurt. (I also decided to add a little dill as well)
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Add lemon juice. Mix together to combine.
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Rinse chicken and pat it dry.
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Sprinkle with (kosher) salt.
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In another bowl, place the bread crumbs.
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Sprinkle with salt and stir lightly. (I also added a little Cajun seasoning to my bread crumbs)
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Butter a baking dish.
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place the chicken, one piece at a time into the yogurt mixture.
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Turn it over thoroughly to coat.
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Then roll the chicken in the Panko bread crumbs.
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Cover each piece thoroughly with bread crumbs
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and place in the baking dish.
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Place a slice of butter over the large part of each chicken piece.
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Cover with foil
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and bake in a 350º oven for 1 to 1 ¼ hours, removing the foil for the last 15 minutes of cooking. When the chicken is nice and golden, remove from the oven and enjoy!
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Recipe

  • 2 cups Plain, Unflavored Yogurt
  • 2 cloves (to 3 Cloves) Garlic, minced
  • Parsley, To Taste
  • 1 whole (juice Of) Lemon
  • Chicken Legs (or Thighs, Etc.)
  • Salt To Taste
  • 2 cups Panko Bread Crumbs
  • Butter (1 Pat For Each Piece Of Chicken)
  • Pour yogurt into a medium bowl.
  • add garlic to the yogurt.
  • Chop up a small amount of fresh parsley and add it to the yogurt. (I also decided to add a little dill as well)
  • Add lemon juice. Mix together to combine.
  • Rinse chicken and pat it dry.
  • Sprinkle with (kosher) salt.
  • In another bowl, place the bread crumbs.
  • Sprinkle with salt and stir lightly. (I also added a little Cajun seasoning to my bread crumbs)
  • Butter a baking dish.
  • place the chicken, one piece at a time into the yogurt mixture.
  • Turn it over thoroughly to coat.
  • Then roll the chicken in the Panko bread crumbs.
  • Cover each piece thoroughly with bread crumbs
  • and place in the baking dish.
  • Place a slice of butter over the large part of each chicken piece.
  • Cover with foil
  • and bake in a 350º oven for 1 to 1 ¼ hours, removing the foil for the last 15 minutes of cooking. When the chicken is nice and golden, remove from the oven and enjoy!
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