Fragrant Grilled Chicken

Number of Servings: 6 (128 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 8 hours 30 min.
Fragrant Grilled Chicken

Scent is an important part of flavor, and this dish takes full advantage of that fact to reward your nose well before it rewards your tongue. The long marination time on this chicken leads to robust flavor you’ll crave. Wrap the chicken in a warm, fresh pita and top with cucumber to make it a meal.

Tip: For a recipe like this, quality of spice matters. Pick up some cumin seeds from your local spice seller and toast them in a dry frying pan over medium heat for about a minute before grinding them for the best cumin flavor.


  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. minced ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. turmeric
  • ¼ cup plain, nonfat yogurt
  • 1½ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  1. Whisk together everything but chicken. Toss the chicken with the mixture and marinate for 8 hours.
  2. Over a grill set to high heat, grill the chicken until cooked through or meat thermometer read 165ºF (3-4 minutes per side).

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 128 g

Amount per serving
Calories 150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 60mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 37.6mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 6%
Potassium 425mg 10%
Vitamin A 10.6mcg 2%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 2%
Vitamin E 0.7mg 6%
Vitamin K 0.1mcg 0%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 16.4mg 100%
Vitamin B6 1mg 50%
Folate 11.7mcg 3%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 15%
Biotin 0.3mcg 0%
Chloride 15.3mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.8mg 40%
Phosphorus 261.1mg 20%
Iodine 3.6mcg 2%
Magnesium 35.3mg 8%
Zinc 0.9mg 10%
Selenium 26.5mcg 45%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.1mg 4%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.5mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Chicken Breast, Nonfat Plain Yogurt (cultured Pasteurized Milk, Salt, Enzymes), Ginger, Garlic, Cumin, Turmeric.

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